A collection that ranges from sketches to critical essays. Each piece marks a new 'confrontation with the world' and throws new light on the... Læs mere
Offers an account of a journey from Cairo to Cape Town. Travelling across bush and desert, down rivers and across lakes, and through country after country, the author visits some of the most beautiful landscapes on earth, and some of the most dangerous.
A book that chronicles bestselling author's long friendship with writer from its beginning to untimely end with both funny and moving moments and stark honesty.
Explores the shifting stories of those who come to India in search of that elusive something - and of how they react when the country and people they encounter are altogether foreign to their expectations.
A delectable collection of Theroux's recent writing on great places, people, and prose.
Deep South of America is a place of contradictions. There is the warm, open spirit of the soul food cafes, found in every town, no matter how small. There is the... Læs mere
A compendium of travel writing from a master traveller. Part philosophical guide, part miscellany, part reminiscence, it celebrates fifty years of wandering the globe by collecting the best writing on travel from the books that shaped the author, as a reader and a traveller.