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OxTravels Meetings with Remarkable Travel Writers by Michael Palin, Paul Theroux, Sara Wheeler, William Dalrymple

OxTravels Meetings with Remarkable Travel Writers

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OxTravels is an extraordinary collection. Thirty-six travel writers have contributed stories of remarkable meetings - life changing, affecting, amusing by turn and together they transport readers into a brilliant, vivid atlas of encounters. Contributors include Michael Palin (who also writes an Introduction), Paul Theroux, Sara Wheeler, William Dalrymple, Patrick Leigh Fermor, Lloyd Jones, Rory Stewart, Jan Morris, Dervla Murphy, Rory MacLean, and others. The book is published in support of oxfam's work with proceeds given to Oxfam.


OxTravels Meetings with Remarkable Travel Writers by Michael Palin, Paul Theroux, Sara Wheeler, William Dalrymple


'If you have the slightest curiosity about the world beyond your living room, then this is a collection to die for. What could be a better way to raise funds for Oxfam than to collect these nuggets of worldly wisdom from a galaxy of the very best travel writers. It's impossible to read their contributions without wanting to go and get the rucksack out.' - Michael Palin

About the Author

Mark Ellingham is the original publisher of the Rough Guides series (now an imprint of Penguin Random House), publisher at Sort Of Books and editor at Profile Books. He co-edited the OxCrimes collection with Peter Florence.

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Publication date

19th May 2011


Michael Palin, Paul Theroux, Sara Wheeler, William Dalrymple

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Profile Books Ltd


432 pages


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