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Under the Camelthorn Tree: Raising a Family Among Lions

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Under the Camelthorn Tree: Raising a Family Among Lions

Kate Nicholls

Biography; Memoirs; Alternative lifestyles; Conservation of wildlife & habitats; Travel writing

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A mother's gritty yet often humorous account of bringing up her five children in a lion research camp; a 21st-century My Family... [more]

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Writing Across the Landscape: Travel Journals 1950-2013

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Writing Across the Landscape: Travel Journals 1950-2013

Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Biography; Memoirs; Travel writing

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Motorcycle Diaries for a new generation, this long-awaited volume provides a panoramic portrait of art and life across the... [more]

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The Debatable Land: The Lost World Between Scotland and England

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The Debatable Land: The Lost World Between Scotland and England

Graham Robb

History; British & Irish history; Historical geography; Travel writing

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Sunday Times top-ten bestselling author Graham Robb turns his attention on his homeland for the first time in this beautifully-written... [more]

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Stranger Country

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Stranger Country

Monica Tan

Memoirs; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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'Will I ever really belong to this country? As a Chinese Australian? As a non-Indigenous Australian?... I was 32 years old... [more]

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Not a Hazardous Sport: Misadventures of an Anthropologist in Indonesia

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Not a Hazardous Sport: Misadventures of an Anthropologist in Indonesia

Nigel Barley

Social & cultural anthropology; Travel & holiday; Expeditions

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Not a Hazardous Sport provides a magnificent end to a trilogy of anthropological journeys that began with The Innocent Anthropologist... [more]

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Requiem with Yellow Butterflies: A Memoir

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Requiem with Yellow Butterflies: A Memoir

James Halford

Memoirs; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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An Australian writer and a Mexican scientist fall in love reading great Latin American books aloud. But it takes a decade... [more]

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A Year in Paris: Season by Season in the City of Light

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A Year in Paris: Season by Season in the City of Light

John Baxter

European history; Travel & holiday; Travel & holiday guides; Travel writing

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From the incomparable John Baxter, the IACP Cookbook Award-winning author of The Most Beautiful Walk in the World, comes a... [more]

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Around the World in 80 Novels: A Global Journey Inspired by Writers from Every Continent

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Around the World in 80 Novels: A Global Journey Inspired by Writers from...

Henry Russell

Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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Whether you're a regular globe-trotter or an armchair traveller, these 80 works conjure up the spirit of place for locations... [more]

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The Globetrotter: Victorian Excursions in India, China and Japan

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The Globetrotter: Victorian Excursions in India, China and Japan

Amy Miller

History; Classic travel writing

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The fascinating story of the first generation of 'Globetrotters' - leisure tourists with a keen interest in experiencing authentic... [more]

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The Sea Journal: Seafarers' Sketchbooks

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The Sea Journal: Seafarers' Sketchbooks

Huw Lewis-Jones

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Maritime history; Sea life & the seashore; Expeditions

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A captivating compendium of rare and exquisite first-hand records of ocean voyages around the world and in different ages,... [more]

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Sikkim: Requiem for a Himalayan Kingdom

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Sikkim: Requiem for a Himalayan Kingdom

Andrew Duff

History; Asian history; Classic travel writing

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A tale of intrigue, love and Cold War politics in the heart of Asia. [more]

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Beyond the Footpath: Mindful Adventures for Modern Pilgrims

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Beyond the Footpath: Mindful Adventures for Modern Pilgrims

Clare Gogerty

Walking, hiking, trekking; Travel & holiday; Travel tips & advice: general; Travel & holiday guides; Travel writing

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A practical and inspirational guide to modern pilgrimages: the art of mindful walks to a place of meaning. [more]

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Dining with the Durrells: Stories and Recipes from the Cookery Archive of Mrs Louisa Durrell

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Dining with the Durrells: Stories and Recipes from the Cookery Archive of...

David Shimwell, Lee Durrell

Memoirs; National & regional cuisine; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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Explore the story of the Durrell family through the recipes and the food they enjoyed cooking and eating at parties, dinners... [more]

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Up: My Life's Journey to the Top of Everest

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Up: My Life's Journey to the Top of Everest

Ben Fogle

Climbing & mountaineering; Travel & holiday; Expeditions

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My eyes lifted to the horizon and the unmistakable snowy outline of Everest.<br... [more]

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The Meaning of Rice: And Other Tales from the Belly of Japan

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The Meaning of Rice: And Other Tales from the Belly of Japan

Michael Booth

Food & society; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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**Shortlisted for the 2017 Andre Simon Food and Drink Book Awards****Shortlisted for the 2018 Fortnum & Mason Food Book Award**'The... [more]

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Letters from Iceland

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Letters from Iceland

W. H. Auden, Louis MacNeice

Diaries, letters & journals; Classic travel writing

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In the summer of 1936, W H Auden and Louis MacNeice visited Iceland on commission to write a travel book, but found themselves... [more]

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The Existential Englishman: Paris Among the Artists

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The Existential Englishman: Paris Among the Artists

Michael Peppiatt

Memoirs; History; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Travel writing

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A love letter to Paris and a memoir of a life spent at its bohemian heart, rich with adventures, misadventures and the beauty... [more]

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Curiosities and Splendour: An anthology of classic travel literature

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Curiosities and Splendour: An anthology of classic travel literature

Lonely Planet

Anthologies (non-poetry); Travel & holiday; Classic travel writing

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A collection of classic travel writing from great authors and adventurers, including Life on the Mississippi by Mark Twain,... [more]

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Tanpinar's 'Five Cities'

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Tanpinar's 'Five Cities'

Ahmed Hamdi Tanpinar

Biography; Classic travel writing

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In `Five Cities' (`Bes Sehir'), Ahmet Hamdi Tanpinar focuses on cities significant in Anatolian history and his own emotional... [more]

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The Best of A. A. Gill

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The Best of A. A. Gill

Adrian Gill

Reportage & collected journalism; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Travel writing

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A selection of the very best writing by A. A. Gill, 'by miles the most brilliant journalist of our age' (Lynn Barber). [more]

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Living with Buildings: And Walking with Ghosts - On Health and Architecture

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Living with Buildings: And Walking with Ghosts - On Health and Architecture...

Iain Sinclair

Architecture; Architectural structure & design; Social & cultural history; Public health & preventive medicine; Human geography; Travel writing

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Buildings shape our lives and our health. They affect how we sleep, work, socialise and even breathe. They can isolate us,... [more]

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Beneath Another Sky: A Global Journey into History

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Beneath Another Sky: A Global Journey into History

Norman Davies

History; General & world history; Travel writing

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After decades of writing about European history, Norman Davies embarked upon an extended journey that took him round the world.... [more]

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Ottoman Odyssey: Travels through a Lost Empire: Shortlisted for the Stanford Dolman Travel Book of the Year Award

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Ottoman Odyssey: Travels through a Lost Empire: Shortlisted for the Stanford...

Alev Scott

Regional & national history; Religion & politics; Geopolitics; Travel & holiday; Expeditions

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A journey across the former Ottoman Empire reveals the legacy of its influence on people from the Balkans to the Levant, and... [more]

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Erebus: The Story of a Ship

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Erebus: The Story of a Ship

Michael Palin

Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Geographical discovery & exploration; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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And he vividly recounts the experiences of the men who first stepped ashore on Antarctica's Victoria Land, and those who,... [more]

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Hippie

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Hippie

Paulo Coelho

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Fiction in translation; Travel writing

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In the famous Dam Square in Amsterdam he finds young people playing music, while discussing sexual liberation, the expansion... [more]

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