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Dolman Travel Book Award Winner

Dolman Travel Book Award WinnerThe Dolman Travel Book Award is Britain’s prize for the best travel book of the year. Last year the prize was split between Kathleen Jamie’s Sightlines and Robert Macfarlane’s The Old Ways. This year the French author Sylvain Tesson, author of The Consolations of the Forest, took home the prize, or will do so as
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Wrangel Island

Wrangel IslandKindly contributed by Hampton Sides, award-winning editor of Outside magazine and author of Blood and Thunder: An Epic of the American West, Ghost Soldiers: The Forgotten Epic Story of World War II’s Most Dramatic Mission and the recently released In the Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette.  
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BOOK OF THE WEEK

Words of Mercury

Words of MercuryKindly contributed by Darrel Schoeling, Longitude Books co-founder and Patrick Leigh Fermor aficionado. Patrick Leigh Fermor’s biographer and friend Artemis Cooper pulled together this inspired sampler of  excerpts, letters, potted portraits of friends and other uncategorizable miscellany, including the great man’s own account of the abduction of General Kreipe, German commander of the Nazi occupation
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