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Publisher Comments:

The Best American Series®

First, Best, and Best-Selling

The Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the countrys finest short fiction and nonfiction. Each volumes series editor selects notable works from hundreds of magazines, journals, and websites . A special guest editor, a leading writer in the field, then chooses the best twenty or so pieces to publish. This unique system has made the Best American series the most respected—and most popular—of its kind.

The Best American Travel Writing 2011 includes

André Aciman, Christopher Buckley, Maureen Dowd,

Verlyn Klinkenborg, Ariel Levy, Téa Obreht, Annie Proulx,

Gary Shteyngart, William T. Vollmann,

Emily Witt, and others

Synopsis:

A collection of the best travel writing pieces published in American periodicals during 2013.

Synopsis:

A collection of the year’s best travel writing.

Synopsis:

“Will gratify both armchair travelers and the most seasoned and fearless thrill-seekers . . . Refreshingly original stories, alternately humorous, nostalgic, exhilarating and horrifying . . . A thrilling, surprising collection—one of the best in the series.” — Kirkus Reviews

A far-ranging collection of the best travel writing published in 2014, selected by guest editor Andrew McCarthy, a New York Times best-selling author. The Best American Travel Writing consistently includes a wide variety of pieces, illuminating the wonder, humor, fear, and exhilaration that greets us all when we embark on a journey. Readers know that there is simply no better place to find great travel writing.

Synopsis:

Edited by The New Yorkers Bill Buford, the pieces collected here “prove that a restless, intrepid spirit isnt unwelcome to American readers” (New York Times Book Review).

About the Author

JASON WILSON is the drinks columnist at the Washington Post, the series editor of The Smart Set, and the author of Boozehound: On The Trail of the Rare, the Obscure, and the Overrated. He teaches at Drexel University.

PAUL THEROUX is the author of many highly acclaimed books. His novels include The Lower River and The Mosquito Coast, and his renowned travel books include Ghost Train to the Eastern Star and Dark Star Safari. He lives in Hawaii and Cape Cod.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780544330153
Author:
Theroux, Paul
Publisher:
Mariner Books
Author:
McCarthy, Andrew
Author:
Winchester, Simon
Author:
Wilson, Jason
Author:
Crosley, Sloane
Author:
Theroux, Paul
Author:
Buford, Bill
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
TRAVEL / General
Subject:
General Travel
Subject:
Travel Writing-General
Subject:
Essays & Travelogues
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Best American
Publication Date:
20141031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in 1 lb

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Product details 336 pages Mariner Books - English 9780544330153 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , A collection of the best travel writing pieces published in American periodicals during 2013.
"Synopsis" by ,
A collection of the year’s best travel writing.
"Synopsis" by ,
“Will gratify both armchair travelers and the most seasoned and fearless thrill-seekers . . . Refreshingly original stories, alternately humorous, nostalgic, exhilarating and horrifying . . . A thrilling, surprising collection—one of the best in the series.” — Kirkus Reviews

A far-ranging collection of the best travel writing published in 2014, selected by guest editor Andrew McCarthy, a New York Times best-selling author. The Best American Travel Writing consistently includes a wide variety of pieces, illuminating the wonder, humor, fear, and exhilaration that greets us all when we embark on a journey. Readers know that there is simply no better place to find great travel writing.

"Synopsis" by ,
Edited by The New Yorkers Bill Buford, the pieces collected here “prove that a restless, intrepid spirit isnt unwelcome to American readers” (New York Times Book Review).
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