Search Results : Paul Theroux

Below are American travel writer Paul Theroux’s favorite books.

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Bad Land By Jonathan Raban

Bad Land By Jonathan Raban In 1909 maps still identified eastern Montana as the Great American Desert.  But in that year Congress, lobbied heavily by railroad companies, offered 320-acre tracts of l
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The Saddest Pleasure By Moritz Thomsen

The Saddest Pleasure By Moritz Thomsen The Saddest Pleasure is a deeply personal look at the people, poverty, beauty, art, music, literature, and passion of South America by an American who has spent
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The Spanish Temper By V.S. Pritchet

The Spanish Temper By V.S. Pritchett Eliciting comparisons to Orwell’s Homage to Catalonia, Pritchett’s meditative work on Spain is comprised of a string of sketches, woven around the auth
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The Maine Woods By Henry David Thoreau

The Maine Woods By Henry David Thoreau Over a period of three years, Thoreau made three trips to the largely unexplored woods of Maine. He climbed mountains, paddled a canoe by moonlight, and dined on
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An Area of Darkness by VS Naipaul

An Area of Darkness by VS Naipaul A classic of modern travel writing, An Area of Darkness is Nobel laureate V. S. Naipaul’s profound reckoning with his ancestral homeland and an extraordinarily perc
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Christ Stopped at Eboli by Carlo Levi

Christ Stopped at Eboli by Carlo Levi It was to Lucania, a desolate land in southern Italy, that Carlo Levi—a doctor, painter, philosopher, and man of letters—was confined as a political prisoner
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The West Indies and the Spanish Main by Anthony Trollope

The West Indies and the Spanish Main by Anthony Trollope Coping with ill-iced claret, rotten walnuts, and withered apples, British Postal Service employee and successful Victorian novelist Anthony Tro
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Following the Equator by Mark Twain

Following the Equator by Mark Twain “We sailed for America, and there made certain preparations. This took but little time. Two members of my family elected to go with me. Also a carbuncle. The
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The Worst Journey in the World by Apsley Cherry-Garrard

The Worst Journey in the World by Apsley Cherry-Garrard A firsthand account of Scott’s disastrous Antarctic expedition The Worst Journey in the World recounts Robert Falcon Scott’s ill-fated
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