Is Your Travel Book Necessary?
The Independent looks at the anthology The Explorer's Eye edited by Fergus Fleming & Annabel Merullo.
They begin the article with an anecdote about a writer being asked if his travel book is necessary. Do we ever ask ourselves that? I think we just assume it is since we are so impassioned.
You can read their book review here.
It reminds me that there are heaps of good travel books in London. I'm headed there this week. The question is, will I be able to heed the restraints of a tight budget, or will I succumb to the bulging travel essay shelves of Waterstone's.