The Tao of Travel: Enlightenments from Lives on the Road

The Tao of Travel: Enlightenments from Lives on the Road

Paul Theroux


“A e-book to be plundered and raided.” — New York instances booklet Review

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

Paul Theroux celebrates fifty years of wandering the globe during this choice of the easiest writing from the books that experience formed him as a reader and a tourist. half philosophical advisor, half miscellany, half memory, The Tao of go back and forth contains excerpts from the easiest of Theroux’s personal paintings interspersed with choices from tourists either wide-spread 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 plenty of others

“Dazzling . . . Like a person panning for gold, Theroux reread hundreds and hundreds of go back and forth classics and sleek works, shaking out the nuggets.” — San Francisco Chronicle

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