Reading the World

Reading the World reads travel writing that spans the globe and the years, including contemporary reporting, World War II era, turn of the last century and beyond!We meet on the second Sunday of every month. Remember: Bridge Tap House and Wine Bar is right next door!Please email Jonesey at jonesey@left-bank.com with any questions you may have. I look forward to seeing you then! March 10th, 2013: Population: 485 by Michael Perry - in conjuction with World Book NightApril 14th, 2013: Motor-Flight Through France by Edith WhartonMay 12th, 2:00pm: Mornings in Mexico by D.H. LawrenceJune 9th, 2:00pm: Arrow of the Blue-Skinned God by Jonah BlankJuly 14th, 2:00pm: Two Towns in Provence by M.F.K. Fisher August 11th, 2:00pm: Sex Lives of Cannibals by J. Maarton TroostSeptember 8th, 2:00pm: The Roads to Santiago by Cees NooteboomOctober: Blue Highways by William Least Heat-MoonNovember: The Best American Travel Writing 2013 by Jason Wilson, edited by Elizabeth Gilbert    

The Best American Travel Writing Cover Image
By Jason Wilson (Editor), Elizabeth Gilbert (Editor)
$15.95
ISBN: 9780547808987
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Mariner Books - October 8th, 2013

November 2013 selection.


Blue Highways: A Journey Into America Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780316353298
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Back Bay Books - October 19th, 1999

October 2013 selection.


Roads to Santiago Cover Image
By Cees Nooteboom, Ina Rilke (Translator)
$21.95
ISBN: 9780156011587
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt P - June 6th, 2013

September 2013 selection.


The Sex Lives of Cannibals: Adrift in the Equatorial Pacific Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780767915304
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Published: Broadway Books - June 8th, 2004

August 2013 selection.


Two Towns in Provence: Map of Another Town and a Considerable Town, a Celebration of AIX-En-Provence & Marseille Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780394716312
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Published: Vintage - August 12th, 1983

July 2013 selection.


Arrow of the Blue-Skinned God: Retracing the Ramayana Through India Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780802137333
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Grove Press - October 26th, 2000

June 2013 selection.


Mornings in Mexico Cover Image
By D. H. Lawrence, Michael Squires (Foreword by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9781845118686
Availability: Special Order
Published: I. B. Tauris & Company - November 24th, 2009

May 2013 selection.


A Motor-Flight Through France Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780875806860
Availability: Special Order
Published: Northern Illinois University Press - November 15th, 2012

April 2013 selection


Population: 485: Meeting Your Neighbors One Siren at a Time Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780061363504
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Harper Perennial - August 25th, 2015

March 2013 selection


All the Roads Are Open: The Afghan Journey Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780857420152
Availability: Special Order
Published: Seagull Books - October 15th, 2011

February 2013 selection


The Best American Travel Writing Cover Image
By Jason Wilson (Editor), William T. Vollmann (Editor)
$16.95
ISBN: 9780547808970
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Mariner Books - October 1st, 2012

January 2013 selection