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

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User Review  - bezoar44 - LibraryThing

Although labelled as travel writing, this year's edition - the first I've read in this series - more accurately consists of essays in which a sense of place figures prominently. Standout essays for me ... Read full review

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User Review  - mahallett - LibraryThing

another reviewer said these are essays of place not really travel. i found most of them boring Read full review

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