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New and Recommended: Travel Writing

Selected by the Bookshop


Explore the world from the comfort of your sofa, armchair, bath or equivalent, with this selection of new titles from our Travel Writing section.

From the publisher:
THE TIMES TOP 10 BESTSELLERDrowned. Buried by sand. Decimated by plague. Plunged off a cliff.This is the forgotten history of Britain’s lost cities, ghost towns and vanished villages: our shadowlands.‘A beautiful book, truly…

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The English countryside is often seen as timeless, remote and shielded from the harshest problems of modern life. Yet, as Return of a Native reveals, it is to rural England that we must look for the roots of our current…

From the publisher:
A classic and vivid history of Ukraine'A fascinating and often violent odyssey, spanning more than 1,000 years of conflict and culture' Independent on SundayCentre of the first great Slav civilisation in the tenth century, then divided…

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Guardian Books to Watch 2022Evening Standard Books to Watch 2022Bookseller Editor's Choice'A wonderful book - exhilarating and taut, fearless in its explorations of wildness, risk, motherhood, and the inner and outer worlds of the writer'…

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The story of extraordinary women who lost their way – their sense of self, their identity, their freedom – and found it again through walking in the wild.‘Moving and memorable’ Virginia Nicholson, author…

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“A truly inspiring journey that celebrates the healing power of adventure. A must-read.” – Levison WoodThe remarkable and inspirational true story of how one man battled grief and anxiety, one pedal stroke at a time,…

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This beautifully illustrated art history and cultural biography tells the fascinating story of Tite street, where artistic talents including James Whistler, Oscar Wilde and John Singer Sargent lived and thrived. Tite Street in Chelsea, West…

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