Travelers’ Tales

Whose Panties on a Bestseller List

Being back at the TT office gets me into the news first hand. Whose Panties Are These? was just ranked as #14 on the Southern California Booksellers Association’s Bestseller list for the week ending October 31, 2004. The SCBA represents a wide variety of independent booksellers including Distant Lands in […]

San Francisco Adventure in Travel Expo

San Francisco Adventure in Travel Expo October 8-10 San Mateo County Expo Center Small myth. I will not be there. It’s very nice that they are listing me among the “World Renowned Authors who will be signing books at the SF ATE Show”, but I’ll be in Lansing, MI spreading […]

Around the world in more than 75 anthologies

It sure was fun to wake up this morning, reach for the Sunday Travel section, and find a big article on Travelers’ Tales. John Flinn, Travel Editor for the San Francisco Chronicle, wrote about our ten year anniversary in his weekly “Departures” column. “Around the world in more than 75 […]

North Beach Festival

Oh man, I’m missing the North Beach Festival! It's this weekend in San Francisco and I’ll be at UCLA for a graduation. This is an umpteen annual Travelers’ Tales tradition to have a booth there, give great discounts on our titles, drink micro brew, eat calimari, pizza, garlic chicken sandwiches, […]

BEA 2004: A Different POV

Thanks to Andie for sending in this BEA commentary from author and blogger Douglas Rushkoff. I’ll have to read more in to it to see if it was his first time. It sounds like it was the way he reacted to the autographing area. Until last year, I’ve always been […]

BEA 2004: ForeWord Awards

ForeWord Magazine, a bi-monthly publication dedicated to reviewing books from independent publishers, announced their 2004 book awards yesterday at BEA. Big congratulations to these award winners: Simon Winchester for The Meaning of Everything, Oxford University Press, Gold award in the History category Thomas Swick, A Way to See the World, […]

Travelers’ Tales is 10 Years Old: Come Celebrate!

That's right, Travelers' Tales is celebrating one whole decade in travel book publishing! It’s shocking. I met Larry Habegger at Book Passage where he was reading from their 2nd book, Mexico. I became their first intern during book three, India. And now their love, sweat, and tears have birthed more […]

Nothing but Good News

Sand in My Bra was named the 2nd best selling book for June at Wide World Books & Maps in Seattle. Hey Frasierheads, lets keep it up for next month too! I’ll be reading and signing books there Tuesday, September 9. Check out their July newsletter for other fun events […]