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The Conde Nast Traveler Book of Unforgettable Journeys

Great Writers on Great Places

by Various Author · Klara Glowczewska Editor


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From the #1 travel magazine in the country, a collection of travel tales from some of today's finest writers

Travel writing maintains its seemingly endless popularity, and this volume offers a particularly transporting body of work, pairing exotic locales with writers of the highest caliber: Russell Banks writes on the Everglades, Francine Prose explores the secrets of Prague, Robert Hughes takes us on a tour of Italy, and more. From the most beautiful gardens to visit in Japan to the best free things to do in Provence, this book is as enlightening as it is entertaining. Whether off to the other side of the globe or to their favorite reading chair, wanderers of every sort will find this book truly indispensable.

Other featured writers and places include:

Nik Cohn on Savannah

Philip Gourevitch on Tanzania

Shirley Hazzard on Capri

Pico Iyer on Iceland and Ethiopia

Nicole Krauss on Japan

Suketu Mehta on the Himalayas

Edna O'Brien on Bath

Patricia Storace on Provence and Athens

James Truman on Iran

Gregor Von Rezzori on Romania

Edmund White on Jordan

Simon Winchester on Mount Pinatubo

William Dalrymple on his pilgrimage to Santiago

John Julius Norwich on the Vatican

Jan Morris on Hawaii

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Penguin Publishing Group
Penguin Books
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