Best Travel Writing Books

A Listmania! list by Ameer Hamza Adhia (Karachi, Pakistan)
The list author says: "I have read most of the books mentioned in this list and I think they are some of the finest books written in English on travel."
The Marsh Arabs (Penguin Classics)
1.  The Marsh Arabs (Penguin Classics) by Wilfred Thesiger
$12.45   Used & New from: $7.70
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

White Mughals: Love and Betrayal in Eighteenth-Century India
2.  White Mughals: Love and Betrayal in Eighteenth-Century India by William Dalrymple
$14.89   Used & New from: $2.47
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (48 customer reviews)

City of Djinns: A Year in Delhi
3.  City of Djinns: A Year in Delhi by William Dalrymple
$11.26   Used & New from: $3.78
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (86 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Lawrence Of Arabia (Da Capo Paperback)
4.  Lawrence Of Arabia (Da Capo Paperback) by Sir Basil Henry Liddell Hart
$17.06   Used & New from: $4.45
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

In a Sunburned Country
5.  In a Sunburned Country by Bill Bryson
$9.03   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (820 customer reviews)

I'm a Stranger Here Myself: Notes on Returning to America After 20 Years Away
6.  I'm a Stranger Here Myself: Notes on Returning to America After 20 Years Away by Bill Bryson
$12.60   Used & New from: $0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (347 customer reviews)

Notes from a Small Island
7.  Notes from a Small Island by Bill Bryson
$9.56   Used & New from: $0.01
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (382 customer reviews)

The Lost Continent: Travels in Small-Town America
8.  The Lost Continent: Travels in Small-Town America by Bill Bryson
$11.65   Used & New from: $0.01
3.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (406 customer reviews)

A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush
9.  A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush by Eric Newby
Used & New from: $6.21
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (53 customer reviews)

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Cairo: The City Victorious
10.  Cairo: The City Victorious by Max Rodenbeck
$11.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)

Romance of the Khyber Pass
11.  Romance of the Khyber Pass by Ahmad Hasan Dani
Used & New from: $36.00

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The Lonely Planet Guide to The Middle of Nowhere (General Pictorial)
12.  The Lonely Planet Guide to The Middle of Nowhere (General Pictorial) by Sara Benson
Used & New from: $0.01
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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In Patagonia (Penguin Classics)
13.  In Patagonia (Penguin Classics) by Bruce Chatwin
$11.74   Used & New from: $3.40
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (84 customer reviews)

The Great Railway Bazaar
14.  The Great Railway Bazaar by Paul Theroux
$12.12   Used & New from: $4.38
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (98 customer reviews)

Chasing Rickshaws
15.  Chasing Rickshaws by Wheeler
Used & New from: $0.48
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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Last updated: 1/11/11
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