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Travel Books

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 and Rowena Farre, Mike Cawthorne recalls the landscape as his...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/05/2014

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 on whether Scotland will become independent country; he is a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/07/2015

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 sudden and universal: railways transformed the world, carrying empire, capitalism...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/09/2014

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

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.
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/06/2014

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 

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...

The Month Before's Featured Books

Italian Ways On and off the Rails from Milan to Palermo
Tim Parks
All Italy is here . (Sunday Times). From the bestselling author of Italian Neighbours, An Italian Education and A Season with Verona In Italian Ways, bestselling writer Tim Parks brings...

One Man. One Island. One Epic Survival Story
Ed Stafford
'I stood on the beach truly alone for the first time. I would not see another person for sixty days. I was on an uninhabited tropical island and I had...

A Strange Kind of Paradise India Through Foreign Eyes
Sam Miller
A Strange Kind of Paradise is an exploration of India's past and present, from the perspective of a foreigner who has lived in India for many years. Sam Miller investigates...

An Englishman Aboard Discovering France in a Rowing Boat
Charles Timoney
After reading An Englishman Aboard, I enjoyed it so much I went and immediately purchased his other two books, Pardon My French and A Certain Je Ne Sais...

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