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The First Third

by Neal Cassady

Immortalized as Dean Moriarty by Jack Kerouac in his epic novel, On the Road, Neal Cassady was infamous for his unstoppable energy and his overwhelming charm, his savvy hustle and his devil-may-care attitude....

The Greater Middle East

by H. K. Chang

Greater Middle East: Travelogue and Reflections is a history reader, cultural primer and notebook of a peripatetic rolled into a single volume. Raised in Taiwan and steeped in Chinese culture, Professor Chang...

The Magic of Japan

by Hector Garcia

A charming collection of quirky insights into Japanese culture.

The Magic of Japan is writer Hector Garcia's intensely personal account of his fifteen years in Japan. A self-professed "otaku" or Japanese anime...

Spanish Visual Dictionary For Dummies

by Various

Spanish Visual Dictionary

Learn Spanish vocabulary faster!

It’s a fact—seeing something helps you remember it. This handy guide helps you build your Spanish vocabulary with full-color pictures illustrating...

Travel Mania

by Karen Gershowitz

Since leaving home for Europe alone at age seventeen, Karen Gershowitz has traveled to more than ninety countries.

In pursuit of her passion for travel, she lost and gained friends and lovers and made a radical...

Checkpoint Zipolite

by Belén Fernández

“When I first committed to three full months in El Salvador, the feeling that I was signing up for the equivalent of marriage and reproduction was assuaged only by the awareness that, come March 2020, I’d...

The Romance of Poaching in the Highlands of Scotland - As Illustrated in the Lives of John Farquharson and Alexander Davidson, The Last of the Free-Foresters

by W. McCombie Smith

Contents Include: John Farquharson - Lonavey - Lost on the Grampians - A Glorious Twalt O' August! - A Dundonian's Lesson in Deerstalking - Two Days with John Farquharson - Athole Gamekeepers Cleverly Outwitted...

Enhancing Joy in Travel

by Virginia Murphy-Berman

Why do so many people love to travel, but sometimes come away unhappy and disappointed in their trips? What can people in the travel industry do to prevent such discontent and promote optimal travel experiences?...

Migratory Birds

by Mariana Oliver & Julia Sanches

"Pondering revolutionary Cuba, the Berlin Wall, and the caves of Cappadocia, these essays explore themes of memory, war, movement, and home."—The New Yorker

"A thoughtful, roving meditation on migration, language,...

The Passenger

by Chaney Kwak

“Beautifully written and astutely observed. This is a marvelous book.”

Washington Post

“One of the best beach reads for summer 2021, titanic clarity and humor that’s as dark as it is dry.”


A Narrative of the Life and Travels of Mrs. Nancy Prince

by Nancy Prince & Mint Editions

Nancy Prince is an African American woman who writes about her personal and professional life, including her marriage and travels abroad to Russia and Jamaica. It’s a vivid account of the events that would...

Crude Britannia

by James Marriott & Terry Macalister

Taking the reader on a journey through North East Scotland, Merseyside, South Wales, the Thames Estuary and London, this is the story of Britain’s oil-soaked past, present and future. Travelling the country,...

A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains

by Isabella L. Bird & Mint Editions

A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains (1879) is a work of travel literature by British explorer Isabella Bird. Adventurous from a young age, Bird gained a reputation as a writer and photographer interested in...

A Short History of Charleston

by Robert N. Rosen

A Short History of Charleston—a lively chronicle of the South's most renowned and charming city—has been hailed by critics, historians, and especially Charlestonians as authoritative, witty, and entertaining....

An Alternative History of Pittsburgh

by Simon

Ed Simon tells the story of Pittsburgh through this collection of explorations of its hidden histories—one of Newsweek's "21 Best Books to Read This Spring."

The land surrounding the confluence of the Allegheny,...


by Marcello Di Cintio

In conversations with drivers ranging from veterans of foreign wars to Indigenous women protecting one another, Di Cintio explores the borderland of the North American taxi.

“The taxi,” writes Marcello Di...

Under  Vesuvius

by Richard Haffey

Under Vesuvius: A Reflective Travelogue in Verse and Prose traces a 2016 vacation in and around Sorrento, Italy. In the spirit of the Grand Tour and Mark Twain?s Innocents Abroad, the author writes about sights...

September to Remember

by Carole Bumpus

Join Carole Bumpus and her husband in Book Three of the Savoring the Olde Ways series as they take you on their first culinary trek through Italy, including regions of Lombardy, Tuscany, Compania, Apulia, and...

Livy's History Notes

by Fredrickson with Andrew G. Miller,Kristin L.

An Invitation

There’s no place like Rome. Founded in 753 BC, according to legend by the city’s first king, Romulus, it was the world’s headquarters for over a thousand years during the Empire. The city...

"Exterminate All the Brutes"

by Sven Lindqvist & Joan Tate

Now part of the eponymous HBO docuseries written and directed by Raoul Peck, “Exterminate All the Brutes” is a brilliant intellectual history of Europe’s genocidal colonization of Africa—and the terrible...