Browsing Travel Writing

By Harvard Book Store

By Harvard Book Store

Browse our shelves from home—discover some old favorites and new, notable selections from the Harvard Book Store travel writing section.

The Alps: A Human History from Hannibal to Heidi and Beyond

Stephen O'Shea

$16.95 $15.59

Travel writing and history too. A west-to-east tour by one of my very favorite authors.

Paris, Paris: Journey Into the City of Light

David Downie


The city, warts and all, by an American expatriate who loves it.

Atlas Obscura, 2nd Edition: An Explorer's Guide to the World's Hidden Wonders (Second Edition, Revised)

Dylan Thuras, Joshua Foer, et al.

$37.50 $33.75

Something for almost everyone.

A Time of Gifts: On Foot to Constantinople: From the Hook of Holland to the Middle Danube

Patrick Leigh Fermor

$16.95 $15.59

The first book in an anchanting trilogy by an author who many consider to have been the finest travel writer ever.

Autumn Light: Season of Fire and Farewells

Pico Iyer

$25.95 $23.36

Pico Iyer's ode to Japan

The Best American Travel Writing 2019

$15.99 $14.71

Travel writing is better suited to anthologizing than almost any subject.