New magazine launch: Monocle

I always get an inexplicable kick when I hear of new magazine launches by prominent figures in the publishing industry, although I am not sure why. Guess it’s all about the ‘scoop value’, as I’d like to call it. Wallpaper* founder and Financial Times columnist Tyler Brûlé has just launched […]

Globe Corner Adventure Travel Lecture Series

The Globe Corner Bookstore in Cambridge, MA has announced two events for their fall Adventure Travel Lecture Series: 1) On Wednesday, October 25th, Wayne Bernhardson will speak about travel to Patagonia via the gateway cities of Santiago and Buenos Aires. He is the author of Moon’s Patagonia Handbook as well […]

Olsson’s Book Events and Blogs

Olsson’s Books, an indy chain in VA and DC, has two travel-related author events this week. First up is NPR correspondent John Burnett, author of Uncivilized Beasts and Shameless Hellions: Travels with an NPR Correspondent, who will make an appearance at Olsson’s Dupont Circle store on October 18 at 7 […]

Kepler’s Journey the World Event

Tomorrow night in Menlo Park, Helene Goupil and Josh Krist will talk about their book, San Francisco: The Unknown City, as part of Kepler’s Journey the World series. I have a copy of thic cool city guide but have yet to plan a trip out west so I can see […]

Travel Writing Class: 92nd Street Y

The 92nd Street YMHA, which offers an impressive list of classes and lectures, will offer a travel writing workshop. Admittedly, this class sounds different than traditional travel writing classes, but it sounds intersesting. Here are the details: What: The Art of Travel Writing When: Thursdays, October 5, 2006 Time: 6:30 […]

September Author Appearances

Two upcoming author appearances happening this month. And don’t forget Jen’s events this week. Beppe Severgnini, author of La Bella Figura: A Field Guide to the Italian Mind Tuesday, September 12, 1:00 pm Book Passage, Corte Madera, CA Join the bestselliing author of Ciao, America! on a lively tour of […]