Writing about the World

By Ten Thousand Li

By Ten Thousand Li

The People's Guide to Mexico

Carl Franz and Lorena Havens


Hands down the funniest travel guide I've ever read, and one of the most useful.

Out of Africa/Shadows/Grass


Possibly the most beautifully written travelogue ever.

Two Arabic Travel Books: Accounts of China and India and Mission to the Volga

Abū Zayd Al-Sīrāfī and Aḥmad Ibn Faḍlān


Travel writing is NOT a modern invention.

John Muir: Nature Writings (Loa #92): The Story of My Boyhood and Youth / My First Summer in the Sierra / The Mountains of California / Stickeen / Ess

John Muir

$35.00 $32.20

Muir is always a good read. Unfortunately, the old Modern Library paperback editions seem to have vanished. This one has most of his famous nature writings. I especially recommend My First Summer in the Sierra.

One River

Wade Davis

$20.00 $18.40