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Travel - Essays & Travelogues
Author: Steve Hely | Narrator: Steve Hely
Release Date: June 14, 2016
Steve Hely, writer for The Office and American Dad!, and recipient of the Thurber Prize for American Humor, presents a travel book about his journey through Central and South America. Part travel book, part pop history, part comic memo...
Author: Clara Parkes | Narrator: Clara Parkes
Release Date: June 07, 2016
Knitting aficionado and notable artisan Clara Parkes delves into her storied travels with this inspiring and witty New York Times bestselling memoir on a creative life enriched by her adventures around the world.  Building on the ...
Author: Bill Bryson | Narrator: Nathan Osgood
Release Date: January 19, 2016
A loving and hilarious—if occasionally spiky—valentine to Bill Bryson’s adopted country, Great Britain. Prepare for total joy and multiple episodes of unseemly laughter.Twenty years ago, Bill Bryson went on a trip around Britai...
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Author: James A. Michener | Narrator: Larry McKeever
Release Date: August 25, 2015
“Massive, beautiful . . . unquestionably some of the best writing on Spain [and] the best that Mr. Michener has ever done on any subject.”—The Wall Street JournalSpain is an immemorial land like no other, one that James A. Michener,...
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Author: Kate Betts | Narrator: Kate Betts
Release Date: May 12, 2015
A charming and insightful memoir about coming of age as a fashion journalist in 1980s Paris, by former Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar editor Kate Betts, the author of Everyday Icon: Michelle Obama and the Power of Style“You can always come bac...
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Author: John Steinbeck | Narrator: Richard Poe
Release Date: November 13, 2014
Steinbeck and Capa’s account of their journey through Cold War Russia is a classic piece of reportage and travel writing.Just after the Iron Curtain fell on Eastern Europe, Pulitzer Prize-winning author John Steinbeck and acclaimed war photogra...
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Author: Chris Guillebeau | Narrator: George Newbern
Release Date: September 09, 2014
A remarkable guide to the quests that give our lives meaning—and how to find your own—from the New York Times bestselling author of The $100 Startup and 100 Side Hustles   “If you like complacency and mediocrity, do not read t...
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Author: Peter Matthiessen | Narrator: Peter Matthiessen
Release Date: April 08, 2014
An unforgettable spiritual journey through the Himalayas...IN 1973, Peter Matthiessen and field biologist George Schaller traveled high into the remote mountains of Nepal to study the Himalayan blue sheep and possibly glimpse the rare and beautiful s...
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Author: Tony Horwitz | Narrator: Arthur Addison
Release Date: November 19, 2013
When prize-winning war correspondent Tony Horwitz leaves the battlefields of Bosnia and the Middle East for a peaceful corner of the Blue Ridge Mountains, he thinks he's put war zones behind him. But awakened one morning by the crackle of musket fire...
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Author: Orhan Pamuk | Narrator: John Lee
Release Date: April 09, 2013
A shimmering evocation, by turns intimate and panoramic, of one of the world’s great cities, by its foremost writer. Orhan Pamuk was born in Istanbul and still lives in the family apartment building where his mother first held him in her arms....
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Author: Rebecca Dana | Narrator: Rebecca Dana
Release Date: January 24, 2013
The ultimate fish-out-of-water tale . . . A child who never quite fit in, Rebecca Dana worshipped at the altar of Truman Capote and Nora Ephron, dreaming of one day ditching Pittsburgh and moving to New York, her Jerusalem. After graduating from...
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Author: Bill Bryson | Narrator: William Roberts
Release Date: October 02, 2012
A classic from the New York Times bestselling author of A Walk in the Woods and The Body.After living in Britain for two decades, Bill Bryson recently moved back to the United States with his English wife and four children (he had read somewhere that...