In 1995 before leaving his much-loved home in North Yorkshire to move back to the States for a few years with his family Bill Bryson insisted on taking one last trip around Britain a sort of valedictory tour of the green and kindly island that had so long been his home.
"SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLER Acclaimed and beloved travel writer Paul Theroux turns his attention to his own country - America - for the first time inDeep South For the past fifty years Paul Theroux has travelled to the far corners of the earth - to China India Africa the Pacific Islands South America Russia and elsewhere - and brought them to life in his cool exacting prose.
"Funny wise learned and compulsive - GQ Bill Bryson turns away from travelling the highways and byways of middle America so hilariously depicted in his bestselling The Lost Continent The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid and Notes from a Big Country for a fast exhilarating ride along the Route 66 of American language and popular culture.
WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY PICO IYER<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> In September 1947 long before mass tourism and with no knowledge of Spanish Christopher Isherwood and William Caskey left for a six-month tour of Colombia Ecuador Peru Bolivia and Argentina.
"**Sunday Times Bestseller** **Book of the Week on Radio 4** A beautiful book about a part of the modern world which remains genuinely magical Mark Haddon One of the most constantly fascinating but consistently under-appreciated aspects of modern life is the business of flying.
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