2) Mother Land
10) Hotel Honolulu
12) What Maisie knew
The acclaimed travel writer chronicles a year of train travel across China in a revealing travelogue that "gives the reader much to relish and think about" (Publishers Weekly).
The author of the train travel classics The Great Railway Bazaar and The Old Patagonian Express, takes to the rails once again in this account of his epic journey through China. The always irascible, infectiously curious...
19) The comedians
After eleven years as an American living in London, the renowned travel writer Paul Theroux set out to travel clockwise around the coast of Great Britain to find out what the British were really like. The result is this perceptive, hilarious record of the journey. Whether in Cornwall or Wales, Ulster or Scotland, the people he encountered along the way revealed far more of themselves than they perhaps intended to display to a stranger. Theroux...