National Geographic Traveler is acting as the informational sponsor for Travel Series books put out by European Publications. The series on unusual travels has become a bestseller in Europe.
With NG support, four books in the series will be published in October. Among them, two trips by Trinidad-born British writer and Nobel laureate V.S. Naipaul to the Caribbean and India (The Middle Passage and An Area of Darkness), and two travelogues by Paul Theroux describing trips to America and Asia, as well as to China and Great Britain (By Rail, across the Continents, and Around the Kingdom and along the Empire.
The NG Traveler magazine logo is printed on all of the books, and everyone who buys a copy during their formal introductions will receive a complimentary copy of the latest issue of NG Traveler.
The first book presentation will take place at the Biblio-Globus store on October 15 at 6 p.m. The event will include an open and engaging discussion on the travelogue genre – a creative work based on the author’s actual travels. In literary circles, this has generally been considered a British genre, but should we forget the Russian travelogue tradition?
Is the travelogue a way of life, a cultural identity inseparable from Britain’s three centuries of ruling the world’s oceans? Or is it the art of the “personal adventure”?
Participating in the discussion will be K. Golubovich (translator, writer and Russian Booker Award 2008 nominee), Olga Morozova (Olga Morozova Publishers, the Biography of Cities book series), Oleg Nikiforov (European Publications, Travel Series/Letterra), Svetlana Silakova (translator of Paul Theroux’ books).
Informational sponsor of the series – National Geographic Traveler
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