James O'Reilly, publisher of Travelers’ Tales, and Larry Habegger, executive editor, have worked as series editors on more than ninety Travelers’ Tales titles, winning many awards for excellence. Larry also writes a syndicated newspaper column, "World Travel Watch," which has appeared since 1985 in major newspapers in five countries. James and Larry live with their families in the San Francisco Bay Area. Sean O’Reilly is coeditor of many Travelers' Tales books, and he is also the author of How to Manage Your DICK: Redirect Sexual Energy and Discover Your More Enlightened, Evolved Self. He lives in Virginia with his wife and six children.
The Best Travel Writing 2008: True Stories from Around the Worldby James O'Reilly, Larry Habegger, Sean O'Reilly
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Since 1993, readers have looked to Travelers' Tales for award-winning stories about the world, adventure, spirituality, and the transformative experiences that accompany life on the road. The Best Travel Writing 2008 is the fifth volume in the series launched in 2004 to celebrate the world's best travel writing much of it never before published from Nobel Prize winners to up-and-coming new writers. The stories provide a perspective and depth of understanding that can only come from people who have actually been there, and encompass everything from high adventure to misadventure, spiritual growth to romance, service to humanity to encounters with exotic cuisines. Reading the book is like sitting in a café filled with fellow travelers, swapping tales about destinations near and far readers emerge changed, eager for more, and ready to plan their next trips.
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