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Voyage and Voyeur: Travel and Travel Writing

April 29, 2007 | New York Public Library | New York City

With Alain de Botton, Ma Jian, and Ilija Trojanow; moderated by Paul Holdengräber

Co-sponsored by LIVE from the NYPL

What place does travel writing have in an age of instant news and pictures? Are there truths that only  language can convey? What is the relationship of a travel writer to his or her subject? These authors discuss using words to capture the feeling of a place for their readers at home and around the world.

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