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  1. Book ImageThe Abu Dhabi Bar Mitzvah: Fear and Love in the Modern Middle East

    Adam Valen Levinson

    Chronically questioning, funny, and bold, a young American explores the majority-Muslim lands that scare him most.More

  2. Book ImageFrom Here to Eternity: Traveling the World to Find the Good Death

    Caitlin Doughty

    A New York Times Bestseller

    The best-selling author of Smoke Gets in Your Eyes expands our sense of what it means to treat the dead with “dignity.”More

  3. Book ImageThe Alps: A Human History from Hannibal to Heidi and Beyond

    Stephen O'Shea

    A thrilling blend of contemporary travelogue and historical narrative about the Alps from “a graceful and passionate writer” (Washington Post).More

  4. Book ImageThe Not-Quite States of America: Dispatches from the Territories and Other Far-Flung Outposts of the USA

    Doug Mack

    An eye-opening journey to the most overlooked parts of America.More

  5. Book ImageA Poet's Dublin

    Eavan Boland

    Juxtaposing verse and image, A Poet’s Dublin is a study of origin and influence from “a major Irish poet” (Edward Hirsch).More

  6. Book ImageBlack Square: Adventures in Post-Soviet Ukraine

    Sophie Pinkham

    A distinctive writer’s fascinating journey into the heart of a troubled region.More

  7. Book ImageThe Only Street in Paris: Life on the Rue des Martyrs

    Elaine Sciolino

    A New York Times Bestseller: “Sciolino’s sharply observed account serves as a testament to . . . Paris— the city of light, of literature, of life itself.” —The New YorkerMore

  8. Book ImageSouth Toward Home: Travels in Southern Literature

    Margaret Eby

    “Well-informed and lively. . . . This young author is unafraid to hunt big game.”—Howell Raines, New York TimesMore

  9. Book ImageMidnight in Siberia: A Train Journey into the Heart of Russia

    David Greene

    Travels with NPR host David Greene along the Trans-Siberian Railroad capture an overlooked, idiosyncratic Russia in the age of Putin.More

  10. Book ImageWriting Across the Landscape: Travel Journals 1960–2013

    Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Giada Diano, Matthew Gleeson

    This long-awaited volume provides a panoramic portrait of art and life across the twentieth century, from Mexico to Morocco, Paris to Rome, and beyond.More

  11. Book ImageIndonesia, Etc.: Exploring the Improbable Nation

    Elizabeth Pisani

    “A spectacular achievement and one of the very best travel books I have read.”—Simon Winchester, Wall Street JournalMore

  12. Book ImageItalian Ways: On and Off the Rails from Milan to Palermo

    Tim Parks

    “So inviting you might find yourself tempted to give the experience a whirl and ride the Italian trains yourself, book in hand.”—Liesl Schillinger, New York Times Book ReviewMore

  13. Book ImageA Visitor's Guide to the Literary South

    Trish Foxwell

    Discover and explore the most fabled venues in American letters.More

  14. Book ImageIn High Places with Henry David Thoreau: A Hiker's Guide with Routes & Maps

    John Gibson

    First

    Hiking routes let you explore the same areas of MA, NH, and ME that Thoreau explored.More

  15. Book ImageParis to the Past: Traveling through French History by Train

    Ina Caro

    “I’d rather go to France with Ina Caro than with Henry Adams or Henry James.”—NewsweekMore

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