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THE BEST AMERICAN TRAVEL WRITING 2011

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

An eclectic but not particularly strong collection of pieces involving travel around the globe and around the yard.Independent columnist Crosley (How Did You Get This Number, 2010, etc.) presents a wide variety of pieces, including André Aciman's search for Monet sites in Bordighera, Christopher Buckley's brief account of a year on a tramp freighter, Keith Gessen's grousings about Moscow traffic ... Read full review

THE BEST AMERICAN TRAVEL WRITING 2012

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

The latest intriguing batch of travel writing from the venerable series.With series editor Wilson, National Book Award winner Vollman (Imperial, 2009, etc.) pulls together a wide range of pieces, including Monte Reel's look at how to explore the world like a Victorian gentleman and Elliott D. Woods' essay on the zabaleen, or garbage pickers, in the Garbage City of Cairo. "There are real-life ... Read full review

THE BEST AMERICAN TRAVEL WRITING 2013

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

The latest installment of the travel-writing series upholds the tradition of world-expanding excellence.Series editor Jason Wilson begins this collection with a tale of overcoming adversity. After years, he found volume editor Gilbert's (Committed: A Love Story, 2010, etc.) schedule finally jibed with his, and thus, the 2013 collection was born. This is not a book full of traditional travel ... Read full review

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