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The Fatal Shore
The Fatal Shore Robert Hughes
'An extraordinarily vivid yet authentic account of the birthpangs of a nation. A work of real distinction' Philip Ziegler
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In America
In America Geert Mak
Following in Steinbeck's footsteps, half a century on from Travels With Charley
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Thrilling Cities
Thrilling Cities Ian Fleming
Join the creator of James Bond on an adventurous tour of the world's most exciting, exotic and sinful cities.
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Worlds Elsewhere
Worlds Elsewhere Andrew Dickson
Cultural history combines with literary travelogue to show Shakespeare in an utterly original, international light
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Deaths of the Poets
Deaths of the Poets Michael Symmons Roberts, Paul Farley
An entertaining journey into how the deaths of great poets have shaped our culture's distorted sense of poetry
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Gironimo!
Gironimo! Tim Moore
The author of the bestselling French Revolutions does Italy - cycling the course of the 1914 Giro d'Italia on a wooden bike. 'Bill Bryson on two wheels' Independent
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The Marches
The Marches Rory Stewart
MP and travel writer Rory Stewart traverses the borderlands between England and Scotland, musing on history, memory and landscape ‘This is travel writing at its best. Katherine Norbury, Observer An Observer Book of the Year
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Discordia
Discordia Laurie Penny, Molly Crabapple
DISCORDIA: the first feminist-art-gonzo-journalism ebook ever published, and the best you'll ever read.
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Italian Ways
Italian Ways Tim Parks
A journey around Italy by train, full of humorous and insightful observations on what the railways and their travellers reveal about the country
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Scott on Waterloo
Scott on Waterloo Walter Scott
As we commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, read Walter Scott's first hand accounts of his travels to the battlefield, in fascinating and bloody detail
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Dreamstreets
Dreamstreets Jacqueline Yallop
From Scotland's New Lanark mills to the Arts and Crafts Cottages of Port Sunlight, a history of one of the most fascinating experiments of Victorian philanthropy - the 'model' village.
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Boundless
Boundless Kathleen Winter
An exploration of the unchartered waters of the Arctic by the author of Annabel.
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One River
One River Wade Davis
From the author of INTO THE SILENCE, the winner of the Samuel Johnson Prize 2012, comes an epic tale of adventure in the Amazon rainforest.
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Skyfaring
Skyfaring Mark Vanhoenacker
An airline pilot captures the wonder of flight for the modern traveller. 'In Skyfaring Mark Vanhoenacker reveals his passion for flight...the meaningful geography of the skies and the scent of the cities he flies to... This mesmerising book will make you view the world differently' Sunday Times
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Flaneuse
Flaneuse Lauren Elkin
Part memoir, part biography, part cultural meander, an irresistibly intelligent literary walk through the lives of wandering women: about how, by putting one foot in front of the other, we can sometimes stumble upon different routes in our lives
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Jogo Bonito
Jogo Bonito Henrik Brandão Jönsson
An exuberant and entertaining exploration of Brazil, the world's biggest football superpower
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Of Walking In Ice
Of Walking In Ice Werner Herzog
'Herzog's existential journey through a hostile winter landscape is one of the great modern pilgrimages - a record of physical suffering, of hallucination and ecstatic revelation, of portents and animals, of the wreckage of history and myth. Of Walking in Ice has the eerie power of the best fairytales. It hits you with the force of dreams and leaves you with the taste of snow-filled air' Helen MacDonald, author H is for Hawk, winner of the 2014 Samuel Johnson Prize for non-fiction
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Britannia Obscura
Britannia Obscura Joanne Parker
An exploration of the hidden maps of Britain - from caves and megaliths, to canals and airspace
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Far and Away
Far and Away Andrew Solomon
Wellcome Prize winner and National Book Award winner Andrew Solomon brings his sharp eye and fierce compassion to stories from all over the world
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The Cyclist Who Went Out in the Cold
The Cyclist Who Went Out in the Cold Tim Moore
From the author of French Revolutions and Gironimo! comes a hideously over-ambitious challenge on doomed machinery. Tim Moore cycles the length of the old Iron Curtain on a shopping bike.
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Black Sea
Black Sea Neal Ascherson
An acclaimed, award-winning book on a fascinating subject, recently revised and updated by the author, with a brand new jacket look
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Higher Calling
Higher Calling Max Leonard
What is it about mountains that cyclists love? Max Leonard uncovers the allure of the peaks – the pain, the glory, the sweat and the tears.
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Autumn
Autumn Karl Ove Knausgaard, Vanessa Baird
From the author of the monumental My Struggle series, Karl Ove Knausgaard, one of the masters of contemporary literature and a genius of observation and introspection, comes the first in a new autobiographical quartet based on the four seasons
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Winter
Winter Karl Ove Knausgaard, Lars Lerin
The second volume in his autobiographical quartet based on the seasons, Winter is an achingly beautiful collection of daily meditations and letters addressed directly to Knaugsaard's unborn daughter
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