June 23, 2015

Bound for Glory,
by Woody Guthrie (1943)

 

 "I could see men of all colors bouncing along in the boxcar."

 

So begins Woody Guthrie's "autobiography" (it's debatable quite how much embellishment he gives certain incidents) which has at its heart an account of his time as a...

June 17, 2015

Travels With Charley
by John Steinbeck

 

When Travels with Charley was published in 1962 Steinbeck was a firmly established "Giant of American Letters", as the Nobel committe described him that same year when he was awarded the Prize for Literature. Yet such a title has...

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Paul Theroux honoured for Outstanding Contribution to Travel Writing at the prestigious Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards 2020

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