Vintage Shorts Travel Selections


Vintage Shorts, an eBook program of Vintage Books & Anchor Books, is pleased to present ten canonical and contemporary tales that explore regions familiar and exotic.

Beloved travel writers—including Nobel Prize laureates, winners of the National Book Critics Circle Award, the George Polk Award, and the James Beard Award, among others—transport readers to extraordinary destinations in these short selections. Sunlit Ghana; a riotous airport hotel in Tibet; a carnival parade in Haiti; the perilous jungle paths of the Congo; and the wondrous waterside mansions that line the ancient shores of the Bosphorus in Turkey are just some of the places visited. Click on the covers below to discover more about each Travel Selection and experience the thrills, the pleasures, and sometimes the dangers of travel around the globe.

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