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Read the opening extract of the brand new Nick Hornby book before its publication on 06/11/2014

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Travel Books

Beyond the Horizon
Richard Parks, Michael Aylwin
Richard Parks has what must be one of contemporary sport's most extraordinary and inspirational stories. Soon after he turned thirty, the professional career in rugby that had been his life for over a decade was cut short by injury, leaving...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/09/2014

Rising Ground A Search for the Spirit of Place
Philip Marsden
Why do we react so strongly to certain places? Why do layers of mythology build up around particular features in the landscape? When Philip Marsden moved to a remote creekside farmhouse in Cornwall, the intensity of his response took him...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/10/2014

Engel's England Thirty-Nine Counties, One Capital and One Man
Matthew Engel
England, says Matthew Engel, is the most complicated place in the world. And, as he travels through each of the historic English counties, he discovers that's just the start of it. Every county is fascinating, the product of a millennium...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/10/2014

Travels with a Mexican Circus
Katie Hickman
Katie Hickman went to Mexico looking for magic. She found it in the circus - Big Top, clowns, elephants and all - where cheap, torn materials and tarnished sequins are transformed into nights of glittering illusion. Gradually adjusting to the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/08/2014

The Emperor Far Away Travels at the Edge of China
David Eimer
Far from the glittering cities of Beijing and Shaghai, China's borderlands are populated by around one hundred million people who are not Han Chinese. For many of these restive minorities, the old Chinese adage 'the mountains are high and the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/08/2014

There’s a bit of the traveller in all of us, isn’t there? Even if our biggest adventure is the annual 2 week holiday to Europe! Well, we’ll make sure that all your reading journeys have happy endings with our regular emails. With on-line reviews and free book extracts our regular emails will keep you up to date with the latest and best travel writing.


Whether you're wanting to gain inspiration for your next holiday or longer trip away, learn more about a potential destination, want to follow in the footsteps of a much loved ficitonal character or just want to read a book that is set or gains its inspiration from a city or country somewhere in the world, then you must take a look at Reading on Location.  It's a country by country guide to books set in or about some of the most popular places.  From the quintessential English city of Bath, featured in Jane Austen's Persuasion, to the colourful South India of Arundhati Roy's The God of Small Things and the Afghanistan of Khaled Hosseini's The Kite Runner, the authors of Reading on Location recommend some of the most evocative titles to read in key destinations across the world.



Classic works of travel literature from authors like Colin Thubron and Eric Newby... Amazing visions from Nick Danziger and Tim Page... Fascinating insights from Mark Tully and William Dalrymple... Waspish travelogues (P.J. O'Rourke) and hilarious odysseys (Iain Aitch)... Shockers (Hunter S. Thompson) and relocation success stories (Chris Stewart)... So, whether you want to stay close to home and discover Underground London with Stephen Smith, or face death-defying adventure on the frozen North Atlantic with Bear Grylls, our emails will provide your season ticket to the whole wide world. All our travel books are available to order online at discounted prices.

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Last Month's Featured Books
The Month Before's Featured Books 

Slow Train to Switzerland: One Tour, Two Trips, 150 Year and a World of Change Apart
Diccon Bewes
A travel diary from 1863 inspires author Diccon Bewes to retrace Thomas Cook's historic train trip that revolutionised tourism forever.

Wild Voices Journeys Through Time in the Scottish Highlands
Mike Cawthorne
A record of travels in one of the wildest and most remote corners of the UK – the Cairngorms. Following in the footsteps of Scottish writers such as Neil Gunn...

The World The Railways Made Wolmar's Railway Library
Nicholas Faith
Across American praries, through Siberian tundra, over Argentinian pampas and deep into the heart of Africa, the modern world began with the arrival of the railway. The shock was both...

The Marches
Rory Stewart
Ten years after walking across Central Asia and through Afghanistan, Rory Stewart returns to Britain. He walks a thousand miles, crossing and recrossing the English-Scottish Border. A referendum is coming...

The Month Before's Featured Books

The Princess Matilda Comes Home
Shane Spall
Shane and Tim Spall are on the second leg of a very big adventure, taking their Dutch barge The Princess Matilda around the coast of Britain. From Matilda's winter berth...

Casting off How a City Girl Found Happiness on the High Seas
Emma Bamford
As a journalist for the Independent, Emma Bamford is swept along with the London rat race, lost amongst the egos of Fleet Street. Surrounded by budget cuts and bullies, the...

Sea Legs One Family's Adventure on the Ocean
Guy Grieve
Three years after his return from the Alaskan wilderness, Guy Grieve was living on the Isle of Mull in Scotland with his wife Juliet and their two young sons. Sick...

England's 100 Best Views
Simon Jenkins
Our crowded little country still has the power to amaze as the 100 views chosen by Simon Jenkins shows so well. There is the grand landscape, the coastal scene but...

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