The Tao of Travel: Enlightenments from Lives on the Road

The Tao of Travel: Enlightenments from Lives on the Road

Paul Theroux


“A booklet to be plundered and raided.” — New York instances ebook Review

“A portal right into a international of undying trip literature curated via one of many maximum shuttle writers of our day.” — USA Today

Paul Theroux celebrates fifty years of wandering the globe during this number of the simplest writing from the books that experience formed him as a reader and a traveller. half philosophical consultant, half miscellany, half memory, The Tao of go back and forth contains excerpts from the simplest of Theroux’s personal paintings interspersed with decisions from tourists either standard and unexpected:

Vladimir Nabokov         Eudora Welty
Evelyn Waugh          James Baldwin
Charles Dickens         Pico Iyer
Henry David Thoreau         Anton Chekhov
Mark Twain         John McPhee
Freya Stark         Ernest Hemingway
Graham Greene         and lots of others

“Dazzling . . . Like anyone panning for gold, Theroux reread 1000's of trip classics and sleek works, shaking out the nuggets.” — San Francisco Chronicle

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