A Financial Times Travel Book of the Year 2021
Lifelong travel writing aficionado Tim Hannigan sets out in search of this most venerable of genres, hunting down its legendary practitioners and confronting its greatest controversies.
“[A] deft piece of genre-hopping” — The Telegraph
“Marvellous … a timely look at the genre – why we travel, and why and how we write about it” — Irish Independent
“An excellent and thought-provoking book” — Times Literary Supplement
“Meticulously researched and written with endearing humility” — New Humanist