The travel editor of the Mail on Sunday Frank Barrett’s beautifully produced Treasured Island is subtitled A Book Lover’s Tour of Britain and takes its reader on a whistlestop tour of a selection of Britain’s literary landmarks.
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Britain is unique in not only the number of premier league writers it has produced, but in the volume of tourist attractions and other significant places with literary connections.
The publisher Little, Brown will publish a sequel to Gregory David Roberts' hugely popular Shantaram this October, 10 years after the release of the original.
In 2010 Sylvain Tesson provided himself with the opportunity of creating a travel book with very little travel in, as he hunkered down in solitude in a very remote cabin alongside the Siberian Lake Baikal for the cold winter and spring months.
A filmmaker for NASA, Jessica Fox gave it all up to work in a second-hand bookshop in Scotland
Caspar Henderson recommends presents for those who love unusual reads
Explorer Gavin Francis remembers a very special journey during a solitary year spent in remote Antarctica
The poet, appearing at Latitude Festival this weekend, explains how he found the 'globe granite underfoot'
Crime fiction author Marcus Sakey gives a rambunctious tour of books around the US