Reading in Autumn: Classic Travel Books

Basho, Matsuo. The Narrow Road to the Deep North, and Other Travel Sketches

Bird, Isabella. The Golden Chersonese

Coyne, John. Ed. Going Up Country: Travel Essays by Peace Corps Writers

Crossley-Holland, Kevin. Ed. The Oxford Book of Travel Verse

Durrell, Lawrence. Spirit of Place: Letters and Essays on Travel

Edwards, Amelia. A Thousand Miles up the Nile

Ford, Ford Madox. Provence: From Minstrels to the Machine

Homer. The Odyssey

Kinglake, Alexander. Eothen, or Tales of Travel Brought Home from the East

Kingsley, Mary. Travels in West Africa: Congo Francais, Corisco and Cameroons

Lee, Laurie. As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning

Markham, Beryl. West with the Night

Murphy, Dervla. Full Tilt: Ireland to India with a Bicycle

Seth, Vikram. From Heaven Lake: Travels Through Sinkiang and Tibet

van der Post, Laurens. Lost World of the Kalahari

Yapp, Peter. The Traveller’s Dictionary of Quotation: Who Said What, About Where?