Get Out of the House (without necessarily leaving the sofa)
Selected by David Lea
As the first proper holiday season for two years gets cautiously underway, we’d like to introduce you to some notable new additions to our travel writing shelves.
Join Rebecca Lowe on a slow bike to Iran; go fishing with Ted Hughes and Mark Wormald; explore remoteness and exile with William Atkins; discover what the world turns into when humans abandon it with Cal Flyn; visit Iceland’s geology and landscape in the company of Chris Caseldine; and join Jennifer Lucy Allan in lamenting the disappearance of the coast’s most characteristic sound.
From the publisher:
'A truly unusual and strangely revealing lens through which to view music and history and the dark life of the sea' Brian Eno'As memorable, pleasurable and irrational as all the highest quests' John Higgs'A perfect example of the power and…