The Best American Travel Writing 2014

The Best American Travel Writing, which highlights the best travel stories from the previous full year, arrives in bookstores and on tablets this week. The 2014 edition is edited by Paul Theroux, who has selected

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The Best American Travel Writing 2012

The Best American Travel Writing 2012 is out. I started writing about travel just a few years shy of the debut, 12 years ago, of this annual series of the best travel stories from American publications. For

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Worth Your Time: Abandoned Cuban Ballet School, Erotic Books, Turkey’s Golden Age of Spying

  Plan for Cuban Ballet School a Dance of Art, Politics — “…the school’s original structures are intact, a dazzling swirl of red brick shapes and huge domelike Catalonian vaults set against the lush green

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My links for June 6th through June 10th

These are my links for June 6th through June 10th: Our Animal Natures – NYTimes.com – Animals do drugs, get cancer and overeat. What we can learn from that. Via @palafo on Twitter. Most beautiful

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