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Most of the world's greatest stories have begun with a journey. Whether traveling to exotic countries with strange customs, mapping unknown seas and lands inhabited by monsters, seeking new frontiers and opportunities, being sent off to war or exile, imagining a far future or a mysterious past, or probing the depths of one's own psyche and the meaning of life itself, our taste for adventure seems limitless—even if our preferred mode of travel is a comfy reading chair.

To satisfy your adventurous spirit we offer numerous chronicles, memoirs, tales, photo albums, audio recordings, and DVDs that let you explore other lands, lives, minds, cultures, eras, perspectives, worlds, and possibilities.

 

 
 
 
 
 
The Best American Travel Writing 2012  

The Best American Travel Writing 2012

William T. Vollmann, ed. Jason Wilson, series ed.

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National Book Award–winning novelist and social critic William T. Vollmann is also (since his travels among the mujahideen in 1982 Afghanistan) an inveterate travel writer. Here are 19 pieces he ... ... read more

 
The Liquid Continent Volume I: Alexandria: A Mediterranean Trilogy  

The Liquid Continent Volume I: Alexandria: A Mediterranean Trilogy

Nicholas Woodsworth.

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When Nicholas Woodsworth came to Alexandria, he immediately felt its particular atmosphere: "There is an intimacy, a garrulous warmth and near-tribal sociability that belongs to this city and is ... ... read more

 
The Far Side of the World: An Aubrey & Maturin Adventure  

The Far Side of the World: An Aubrey & Maturin Adventure

Patrick O'Brian.

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The War of 1812 continues, and Jack Aubrey sets course for Cape Horn on a mission after his own heart: intercepting a powerful American frigate outward bound to play havoc with the British whaling ... ... read more

 
Wainwright: The Podcasts: Everything You Need for Eight Great Days Out on the Fells  

Wainwright: The Podcasts: Everything You Need for Eight Great Days Out on the Fells

Alfred Wainwright. Chris Jesty, ed. Eric Robson, intro. Nik Wood-Jones, narr.

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In Britain the name of Alfred Wainwright is synonymous with walks along the fells—the ridges, hills, and plateaus—of the Lake District, and his hand-drawn, handwritten guides have been classics for ... ... read more

 
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