This collection On Travel from Eland Books is clever, funny, provoking and confrontational by turn.
In a pyrotechnic display of cracking one-liners, cynical word play and comic observation, On Travel and the Journey Through Life mines three thousand years of wit and wisdom: from Martha Gellhorn to Confucius and from Pliny to Paul Theroux. Edited by Barnaby Rogerson, writer and publisher at Eland Books.
After the Death of the Masters
Last summer the two masters of travel writing, Norman Lewis and Wilfrid Thesiger, died within a month of each other. As Britain buried the last of her explorers and the best of her travel writers, it...Read more
Not So Much a Business . . .
At the top of some concrete stairs, in a slightly run-down area of London near Sadler’s Wells, is a room with a magic carpet, otherwise known as Eland Books. Open an Eland book and you are...Read more