To begin to understand the heart and soul of the Afghan people and the soil that nourishes astonishing acts of bravery as well as terrorism, we recommend the Thomas Cook Award winner An Unexpected Light: Travels in Afghanistan by Jason Elliot. This is a traveler’s tale of extraordinary and terrifying beauty. Read reviews here
Yesterday we had an unexpected visitor. A gentleman walked into our offices and said he had just been to the SF public library and had found Take Me With You and started reading it. He got so excited — loved
Travel has always had fear and risk associated with it, and of course great reward. Some major events may increase the risk of travel–wars, epidemics, vivid disasters such as the sinking of the Titanic, the crash of the Hindenburg, and now the World Trade Center attacks–but even more, such events increase the awareness of risk.
TT Books in the Classroom
Professors are finding that the combination of talented writers and engaging subject matter in Travelers’ Tales books make them perfect textbooks for college classes. Some of the recent courses using Travelers’ Tales titles include a journalism class at Colorado State University (Travelers’ Tales Cuba), a travel writing nonfiction class
Hello friends,I’m sending you this invitation one month early, in the hopes that you’ll mark your calendar for an event I’m having at the Monticello Inn in San Francisco on the evening of September 11 (location details at bottom). Nominally it is an event to promote my book “Take Me With You: A Round-the-World Journey