Mother Land

Everyone in Cape Cod thinks that Mother is a wonderful woman: pious, hardworking, frugal. Everyone except her husband and seven children. To them she is a selfish and petty...

A Dead Hand A Crime in Calcutta

When Jerry Delfont, a travel writer with writer's block, receives a letter from an American philanthropist, Mrs Merrill Unger, with news of a scandal involving an Indian friend of...

Sunrise with Seamonsters Part One: Essays & Pieces

Quintessential travel articles and thoughtful essays by the observant, witty and skeptical travel writer and novelist. Part One: 1964-1978 includes: "Winter in Africa": " Leper...

Sunrise with Seamonsters Part Two

Part Two: 1979-1984 includes: The Orient Express| Rudyard Kipling| Railways of the Raj| Graham Greene's Traveling Companion| and Sunrise with Seamonsters

Hotel Honolulu

Newly married and having recently taken over the management of a hotel in Honolulu, a former writer is drawn into the lives of his guests and the distinctive customs and rhythms...

The Great Railway Bazaar By Train Through Asia

The Great Railway Bazaar is Paul Theroux's account of his epic journey by rail through Asia. Filled with evocative names of legendary train routes; the Direct-Orient Express, the...

The Mosquito Coast

Allie Fox is going to re-create the world. Abominating the cops, crooks, junkies and scavengers of modern America, he abandons civilization and takes the family to live in the...

On The Plain Of Snakes

The master of contemporary travel writing, Paul Theroux, immerses himself in the beautiful and troubled heart of modern Mexico. Nogales is a border town caught between Mexico and...

Half Moon Street

At the Hemisphere Institute she was called Mopsy. At the Jasmine Escort Agency, and to most of the men they sent her to, she was Dr. Lauren Slaughter. She found the work similar...

The Old Patagonian Express

The Old Patagonian Express tells of Paul Theroux’s train journey down the length of North and South America. Beginning on Boston’s subway, he depicts a voyage from ice-bound...

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