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Peaks on the Horizon: Two Journeys in Tibet

by Charlie Carroll

Charlie Carroll’s obsession began with his chance discovery of Seven Years in Tibet in the “Adult Reading” section of his grade school library. The battered hardcover with faded gold lettering sparked a...


The Best Travel Writing, Volume 10: True Stories from Around the World

by James O'Reilly, Larry Habegger & Sean O'Reilly

The Best Travel Writing, Volume 10 is the latest in the annual Travelers' Tales series launched in 2004 to celebrate the world's best travel writing — from Nobel Prize winners to emerging new writers. The points...


The Man Who Broke Out of the Bank and Went for a Walk in France

by Miles Morland

At the age of 45 Miles Morland resigned from his highly paid job as head of the UK division of a major American bank and went for a walk with his wife in France. Neither of them was used to walking further than...


Journeys in Scotland

by Samuel Johnson, Queen Victoria & Neil Munro

A Scottish lost treasures collection of three classic Scottish travelogues, each offering a superbly descriptive narrative. Bundled by subject matter rather than author, the books create a compelling trilogy....


Chance Encounters: Travel Tales from Around the World

by Janna Graber

Travel never goes quite like we expect. Planes are late, maps are misread and unexpected detours are made. When this happens, the twisting roads of travel can lead to adventures we never imagined - and lessons...


Kon-Tiki: Across the Pacific by Raft

by Thor Heyerdahl & Steven Callahan

“One of the great adventures of our time.” —Life

“Am going to cross Pacific on a wooden raft to support a theory that the South Sea islands were peopled from Peru. Will you come? . . . Reply at once.”...


Evacuate!

by James Lawson

At stake was up to 5 million barrels a day of high-grade crude oil. At risk were the lives of 1,300 employees of the major oil companies and their families working in Iran in December 1978, when revolutionaries...


The Moon in the Banyan Tree

by Gael Harrison

I have walked through these streets at night, when all is silent and only the moonlight casts shadows over the clean and deserted pavements. The architecture retakes centre stage, and the classic French style...


A Tour of Bones

by Denise Inge

Author, academic and adventurer, Denise Inge grew up in a large and rambunctious family on the east coast of America. She crossed the Sahara, charmed snakes in Marrakech and cycled the Adirondack mountains but...


National Geographic London Book of Lists: The City's Best, Worst, Oldest, Greatest, and Quirkiest

by Tim Jepson & Larry Porges

For London lovers of all stripes, National Geographic London Book of Lists chronicles this ever-changing city from its ancient Roman origins to the present day. Organized with a minimum of organization, the...


An Innocent Abroad: Life-changing Trips from 35 Great Writers

by John Berendt, Dave Eggers & Richard Ford

More than 20 well-known writers and celebrities share the travel experiences that shaped their personalities and changed their lives. Contributors include Dave Eggers, Richard Ford, Pico Iyer, John Berendt,...


The Social Life of Ink: Culture Wonder And Our Relationship With The Written Word

by Ted Bishop

A rich and imaginative discovery of how ink has shaped culture and why it is here to stay

Ink is so much a part of daily life that we take it for granted, yet its invention was as significant as the wheel. Ink...


The Secret Worlds of Colin Fletcher

by Colin Fletcher

In books such as The Complete Walker and The Man Who Walked Through Time, Colin Fletcher has established a reputation as a literate and witty apostle of roughing it. His newest book is a highly personal celebration...


Nanda Devi

by Eric Shipton, Jim Perrin, Stephen Venables & Hugh Ruttledge

'When a man is conscious of the urge to explore, not all the arduous journeyings, the troubles that will beset him and the lack of material gains from his investigations will stop him.' Nanda Devi is one of...


The Ascent of Nanda Devi

by H W Tilman, Stephen Venables, Jim Perrin & Hugh Ruttledge

‘I believe we so far forgot ourselves as to shake hands on it.’ – H. W. Tilman, on reaching the summit of Nanda Devi. In 1934, after fifty years of trying, mountaineers finally gained access to the Nanda...


Along The Med on a Bike Called Reggie

by Andrew P. Sykes

One continent, 6000 kilometres, ten countries, nine weeks, four pannier bags, one man, no detailed plan... and a bike called Reggie. Secondary school teacher Andrew Sykes moves out of the classroom, climbs onto...


Terra Incognita: Travels in Antarctica

by Sara Wheeler

It is the coldest, windiest, driest place on earth, an icy desert of unearthly beauty and stubborn impenetrability. For centuries, Antarctica has captured the imagination of our greatest scientists and explorers,...


The Best Women's Travel Writing, Volume 10: True Stories from Around the World

by Lavinia Spalding

In The Best Women’s Travel Writing, Volume 10: True Stories from Around the World, thirty celebrated and emerging writers invite you to ride shotgun as they travel the globe to discover new places, people,...


Slow Road to Brownsville: A Journey Through the Heart of the Old West

by David Reynolds

"Immensely illuminating and enjoyable account of a road trip along Highway 83 ... Books like [Reynold's] prove that good travel writing remains not only very much alive, but essential."—The Bookseller

In Slow...


To the Ends of the Earth

by Ranulph Fiennes

Ranulph Fiennes has entered the public imagination as the intrepid explorer par excellance. Taunted by his wife over the challenge of the never-before attempted circumpolar navigation of the globe, he set off...