Sep 3, 2015. Paul Theroux talks to strangers, profitably, on his trip to the "real" South. As a travel writer, Theroux has rambled the globe, paying special.

Jul 10, 2015. Paul Theroux, the celebrated travel writer, received a Royal Medal from the UK's Royal Geographical Society earlier this year. Here we unearth.

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Paul Theroux’s having some fun with mirrors in his new novel "A Dead Hand: A Crime in Calcutta." The title refers first to writer’s block, as suffered by the narrator, travel writer Jerry Delfont. He’.

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In Deep South, Travel Writer Paul Theroux explores the paradox of America’s Deep South, looking at its rich history and culture, but also why it has some of the nation’s worst schools and unemployment.

Paul Theroux wrote his last great travel book, Dark Star Safari, an account of his overland journey down the eastern edge of Africa from Cairo to Cape Town, in 2002. It was a bleakly typical work of a.

Some critics describe Paul Theroux as the most gifted travel writer of his generation. From traveling the world’s exotic railways, to crossing the continent of Africa the long way – from Cairo to Cape.

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May 8, 2018. Paul Theroux's new collection of essays, Figures in a Landscape:. We asked the legendary travel writer to talk about five books in his life and.

Paul Theroux has made a career of writing about his foreign travels. But until recently, he’d never traveled in the American South, and he wondered if the region was overlooked. He wrote about the Sou.

Paul Theroux first achieved. guide to the obsessive toil writing required, as the most unpleasant man he’d ever met, and as a singular friend. Thereafter, Theroux’s prodigious output segued between.

In 2011’s "The Tao of Travel", veteran travel writer and novelist Paul Theroux offers a fascinating collection of observations, anecdotes and small wisdoms from his many years on the road and from the experiences of other travel writers.

Paul Theroux is an American travel writer and novelist. He was awarded the Whitbread Prize in 1978 and in 1981 the James Tait Black Memorial Prize.

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Paul Theroux is the godfather of contemporary travel writing, known for his transporting, first-person classics such as Ghost Train to the Eastern Star, Deep South, The Tao of Travel and Dark Star Safari.

Well, six months into this year's tour of travel books and I've taken on a novel. Paul Theroux is a legend in the field of travel writing, both for his fiction and.

For half a century, the novelist and travel writer Paul Theroux has been traversing continents—often crammed into an overcrowded bus or wedged into a packed train car. His international wanderings beg.

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It’s been half a century since Paul Theroux showed up as a fresh-faced Peace Corps volunteer in Malawi, Africa. It’s been 38 years since "The Great Railway Bazaar" made his name as a travel writer, an.

American travel writer Paul Theroux has enthralled readers with tales of train travels around the world for more than four decades. Now Britain’s Royal Geographical Society will award him one of its t.

Sep 30, 2015. Paul Theroux first achieved literary prominence in 1975 with "The Great. Theroux's method melted the boundary between travel writing and.

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The reunion of VS Naipaul and travel writer Paul Theroux at the juggernaut of literature turned out right as the organisers had expected — a blockbuster. A houseful audience on the front lawns of Digg.

Paul Theroux, grand doyen of American travel writing, is determined to be a bulkhead against this excessive slippage towards interiority. His latest book, Deep South, offers an example of the thrills—.

May 12, 2011. Author Paul Theroux gathers the best travel writing from some of his favorite travel writers in "The Tao of Travel"

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Jun 12, 2018. The Many Benefits of Travel: Paul Theroux's 'Figures in a Landscape'. also travels and writes about his journeys, it's Theroux's travel-writing.

May 27, 2011. In my opinion, the best of travel, and of travel writing – ancient or. 'The Tao of Travel' by Paul Theroux is published by Hamish Hamilton.

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The godfather of contemporary travel writing tells us about the trip that made him fall in love with the world, as well as a reborn Hawaii and the influence of his son, Louis.

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Paul Theroux talks to Greg Lowe about travelling in Thailand, Burma and. If you read a travel book about a place, the writer is doing the best that he or she can.

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Paul Theroux, Jan Morris. That’s the kind of travel writer I want to be." Me too. But even if you tied Mayes or Morris to a chair, I doubt they’d be able to tell you what it takes to succeed. When ask.

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Paul Theroux, a prolific novelist and travel writer, is the recipient of the Maria Thomas Fiction Award for lifetime achievement. His 1981 novel The Mosquito Coast.

who says a writer finds at the end of his writing career that he’s used his life and that the life appears in the foliage of his work.” Author Paul Theroux (Courtesy Steve McCurry) His travel writing.

Apr 23, 2012. Travel writer Paul Theroux on why his latest book, "The Lower River", looks at the damage done by nongovernmental organizations in Africa.

The reunion of VS Naipaul and travel writer Paul Theroux at the juggernaut of literature turned out right as the organisers had expected — a blockbuster. A houseful audience on the front lawns of Digg.

The genre of travel literature encompasses outdoor literature, guide books, nature writing, and travel memoirs. One early travel memoirist in Western literature was Pausanias, a Greek geographer of the 2nd century AD.

Jun 10, 2013. In his new 352-page book The Last Train to Zona Verde, best-selling travel writer Paul Theroux explores South Africa, Namibia, Botswana,