This love letter to the cities of the world—from the airline pilot–author of Skyfaring—is "a journey around both the author's mind and the planet's great cities that leaves us energized, open to new experiences and ready to return more hopefully to our lives" (Alain de Botton, author of The Art of Travel).
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * “Audacious…Life on the Mississippi sparkles.” —The Wall Street Journal * “A rich mix of history, reporting, and personal introspection.” —St.
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A lyrical and evocative collection of personal stories from the author of Under the Tuscan Sun, in which the queen of wanderlust reflects on the comforts of home.
"A fresh and democratic take on language by a gifted teacher." —Mary Norris
"[Jovin] never hectors, never finger-points; she enlightens and illuminates. This is lovely work." —Benjamin Dreyer
An unconventional guide to the English language drawn from the cross-country adventures of an itinerant grammarian.
Towards the end of the 18th century the attention of mapmakers, explorers and travellers turned to the north of Scotland.
Dispatches from the Gilded Age is a collection of essays by Julia Reed, one of America's greatest chroniclers.
Awaken your senses and make the most out of your next walk in the woods--with Peter Wohlleben, New York Times-bestselling author of The Hidden Life of Trees.
When Kyle Tackwell Ball's search for a quaint country home near Florence, Italy, in move-in condition somehow led to the purchase of an abandoned church in a small borgo near Greve-in-Chianti called Le Convertoie, she ended up with much more than a project to overcome her newly contracted "empty nest syndrome." Ball soon found herself starring in a "Stones and Bones Classic"; the ruin she'd purcha
Can you combine wanderlust and motherhood? Margo Weinstein did.
A travel story is the best story of them all...
For fans of Bill Bryson and David Sedaris comes an anti-nature memoir that will resonate with anyone who would rather stay inside with a book than venture into the mountains, from one of Scandinavia's biggest comedians.
An illustrated travelogue that brilliantly captures artist and illustrator Emma Fick’s epic train journey on the Trans-Siberian Railway—from Beijing through Mongolia to Moscow—including more than 200 watercolor illustrations and handwritten text that includes cultural and historical information as well as invaluable travel tips.