Press Kit

Welcome to the electronic version of our press kit! Learn more about Travelers’ Tales: its history, critical acclaim, awards, philosophy, personnel, and more. Please contact us if you’d like to receive a print version of the kit, or if you have any other questions.

Bio of James O’Reilly: Publisher

Publisher, Travelers’ Tales

James O’Reilly, publisher and president of Travelers’ Tales, has been traveling since he was an infant. Born in Oxford, England, in 1953, he savors the early memory of walking as a five-year-old boy across the tarmac at Shannon Airport in Ireland and gazing up at the huge triple tails of the now-defunct Constellation

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Selected Press Coverage of Travelers’ Tales: Books, Authors, and Editors

Books, Authors, and Editors

Travelers’ Tales titles and authors have received broad coverage and consistently positive reviews and features in a number of regional and national print, online and broadcast media including the following publications. Travelers’ Tales authors and editors have also been featured on both local and national radio and television.

Travel and In-flight Magazine Coverage


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Selected Critical Acclaim for Travelers’ Tales

“The Travelers’ Tales series is altogether remarkable.”
—Jan Morris, author of Fifty Years of Europe

“For the thoughtful traveler, these books are an invaluable resource.
There’s nothing like them on the market.”
—Pico Iyer, author of Video Night in Kathmandu

“…Travelers’ Tales is a valuable addition to any pre-departure reading list.”
—Tony Wheeler, publisher, Lonely Planet Publications

“The Travelers’ Tales series should

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Travelers’ Tales Fact Sheet

Company Overview and Philosophy

Travelers’ Tales was founded in 1993 by travel writers James O’Reilly and Larry Habegger and computer book publisher Tim O’Reilly. Travelers’ Tales publishes the best in travel and spiritual writing written by both world-famous authors and new and emerging writers. Travelers’ Tales is a publishing company with the goal of inspiring and

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