We have received some great new books for the travel collection recently, both for armchair travellers and for those whose sights are set on distant shores.
The Best Travel Writing 2010: true stories from around the world is the seventh in the series which covers everything from high adventure to romance to hilarity and misadventure. The stories are written by both well-known travel writers and newly emerging writers. So sit down in a cozy chair and experience the world without moving a muscle.
We also have:
This very popular book edited by the New Yorker's Bill Buford showcases writing by American authors about their travels around the globe to exotic locales such as East Africa and Surinam. There are also point-of-view stories such as David Sedaris's discussion of meeting strangers on trains.
The Best Women's Travel Writing is available in regular print or as an electronic version.
Maui Revealed is the newest in the series of books written on the Hawaian Islands by Alexander Doughty. His books on the islands are considered to be some of the best. Check out his other titles as well, Ultimate Kauai Guidebook (on order), Hawaii, the Big Island Revealed and Oahu Revealed: the ultimate guide to Honolulu, Waikiki and beyond. Doughty is a long-time resident of the islands and has written these humorous, in-depth and easy-too-use guides from personal experience.
Set off on your trip to paradise well-informed and ready to experience all the pleasures of the islands. Aloha!!