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Best American Travel Writing series (published annually)
Authors who write Armchair Travel books
|Colin Angus||Frances Mayes|
|Bill Bryson||Peter Mayle|
|Tim Cahill||Dervla Murphy|
|Bruce Chatwin||Eric Newby|
|Marlena de Blasi||Michael Palin|
|Gerald Durrell||Freya Stark|
| ||Paul Theroux|
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