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The Granta Book of Travel

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Appealing to both those who like to travel and those who just like to read about travel, this book features entries about a wide variety of locations in a style that is part memoir, part reportage, and part good old-fashioned story. Many of the world’s best writers are featured in this edition, including Salman Rushdie, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Paul Theroux, Jonathan Raban, ...more
Paperback, 408 pages
Published January 18th 2001 by Grove Press, Granta
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This book was hard to get through since travel writing has changed so much over the years. Most of the entries were politically based and lost me a bit. Not because I could not follow it - but because I am more interested in current happenings then stuff that occurred decades ago. Great resource though.
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Granta magazine was founded in 1889 by students at Cambridge University as The Granta, a periodical of student politics, student badinage and student literary enterprise, named after the river that runs through the town. In this original incarnation it had a long and distinguished history, publishing the early work of many writers who later became well known, including A. A. Milne, Michael Frayn, ...more
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