Conversations with Authors - Pam Mandel (Virtual Event)

Sunday, November 15, 2020 - 4:00pm

 

Sunday, November 15th • 4:00pm PT/7:00pm ET

Pam Mandel

in conversation with Lavinia Spalding


Conversations with Authors is our free virtual event series! Join us throughout the week at 4:00pm PT/7:00pm ET for a new chat with a different author.

 

Pam Mandel's new memoir, The Same River Twice: A Memoir of Dirtbag Backpackers, Bomb Shelters, and Bad Travel is a thrilling account of a life-defining journey from the California suburbs to Israel to the Himalayan peaks and back.

Pam is an acclaimed travel writer from Seattle, Washington where she lives with a small dog and multiple ukuleles. She was an early adopter of blogging as the go-to format for sharing stories about travel, starting her still online blog, Nerd’s Eye View, in 1998. Pam was included in the Best Women’s Travel Writing of 2017 and has won a handful of Solas Best Travel Writing Awards with stories from her blog.

Lavinia Spalding is series editor of The Best Women’s Travel Writing, author of Writing Away, and co-author of With a Measure of Grace and This Immeasurable Place. She introduced the e-book edition of Edith Wharton’s classic travelogue, A Motor-Flight Through France, and her work appears in such publications as AFAR, Longreads, Tin House, Yoga Journal, Sunset, AirBnB magazine, Ms., Post Road, Inkwell, The Bold Italic, Westways, San Francisco magazine, The San Francisco Chronicle, and The Guardian UK, and has been widely anthologized. Lavinia lives in New Orleans.

 

Below, please find links to purchase their books.

 

 

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The Same River Twice: A Memoir of Dirtbag Backpackers, Bomb Shelters, and Bad Travel Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781510760059
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Skyhorse - November 3rd, 2020

Acclaimed travel writer Pam Mandel's thrilling account of a life-defining journey from the California suburbs to Israel to the Himalayan peaks and back.

Given the choice, Pam Mandel would say no and stay home.


Writing Away: A Creative Guide to Awakening the Journal-Writing Traveler (Travelers' Tales Guides) Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781932361674
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Travelers' Tales Guides - August 1st, 2009

Two major trends have recently swept the travel world: the first, an overwhelming desire (thanks to Elizabeth Gilbert's bestseller, Eat, Pray, Love) to write one's own memoir; the second, an explosion of social media, blogs, twitter and texts, which allow travelers to document and share their experiences instantaneously.