The Tao of Travel
Enlightenments from Lives on the Road
By Paul Theroux
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Hardcover, 9780547336916, 304pp.)
Publication Date: May 2011
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A philosophical guidebook and collection of insights celebrating the joy of travel, chosen by eminent travel writer Paul Theroux
PAUL THEROUX is the author of many highly acclaimed books. His novels include A Dead Hand and The Mosquito Coast, and his renowned travel books include Ghost Train to the Eastern Star and Dark Star Safari. He lives in Hawaii and on Cape Cod.
A "determinedly personal collection of travel appreciation."
A "diverting meditation on passages from his own and other writers' works. [T]he strongest pieces descry a tangible place through a discerning eye and pungent sensibility..."