Michael Symmons Roberts; Paul Farley
Passed through, negotiated, unacknowledged: the edgelands - those familiar yet ignored spaces which are neither city nor countryside - have become the great wild places on our doorsteps. This title...
Burrowing under the perimeter fence of the grandest of Grand Projects - the giant myth that is 2012's London Olympics - Ghost Milk explores a landscape under sentence of death...
Combines practical advice with contributions from many journalists and commentators including Rageh Omar and John Simpson, who share their own experience and advice on surviving in difficult and dangerous situations.
Michael Palin; Michael Palin; Paul...
A collection of travel writing, which will act as a focus for the Oxfam Bookfest in 2011. It features stories from twenty-five travel writers, including Michael Palin, Paul Theroux, Sara...
Can you remember why the sea is salty? How does the moon affect the tide? And what was the mystery of St Michael's Mount? Answering such questions as what to...
The Lost Art of Walking is Geoff Nicholson's delightful ramble through the history and lore of walking. He brings pedestrianism back to the centre of life by musing on his...
A masterly anthology of extracts from the journals and writings of travellers, explorers and adventurers throughout history, The Traveller's Daybook takes the reader on 366 unforgettable journeys -...
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A year-long scenic route of jollyness taking in the quirky events, inventions, traditions, people, places and characters that make Great Britain a nation worth celebrating every day...
The award-winning travel book by the author of Travels with a Tangerine
Offers the practical advice you need for a journey back to the golden age of one of Europe's great cultural cities. This book is suitable for travellers, museum-goers and those...
More and more of us are turning to cycling, whether as an inexpensive, healthy and environmentally friendly means of getting to work or school, or as a way of exploring...
The narration of a summer motorcycle trip undertaken by a father and his son becomes a text which speaks directly to the confusions and agonies of existence, detailing a personal...
Time Out Guides Ltd
Suitable for those visiting Amsterdam in 2010, this book selects the best of Amsterdam's sightseeing, restaurants, shopping, nightlife and entertainment.
After eleven years living as an American in London, the author set out to travel clockwise round the coast and find out what Britain and the British are really like...
W. G. Sebald; Michael Hulse
A record of a journey on foot through coastal East Anglia.
Charles Darwin; Janet Browne; Michael...
When HMS Beagle sailed out of Devonport on 27 December 1831, Charles Darwin was twenty-two and setting off on the voyage of a lifetime. This title reprints his journal, in...