The Indie Travel Literature Bestseller List

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The American Booksellers Association’s specialty bestseller lists provide a current snapshot of what’s selling in indie bookstores nationwide.

Here is the Indie Travel Literature Bestseller List, based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending June 30, 2024.

1. A Walk in the Park: The True Story of a Spectacular Misadventure in the Grand Canyon
Kevin Fedarko, Scribner, $32.50, 9781501183058

2. World Travel: An Irreverent Guide
Anthony Bourdain, Laurie Woolever, Ecco, $22, 9780062802767

3. I'm Mostly Here to Enjoy Myself: One Woman's Pursuit of Pleasure in Paris
Glynnis MacNicol, Penguin Life, $30, 9780593655757

4. Look for Me There: Grieving My Father, Finding Myself
Luke Russert, Harper Horizon, $19.99, 9780785291879

5. Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life
William Finnegan, Penguin Books, $19, 9780143109396

6. Bored In The USA: A Field Guide To Best-ish Stuff in America, A Travel-Sized Book of Must-See Parks & Roadside Oddities in All 50 States
Brass Monkey, Galison, Brass Monkey, $15, 9780735381049

7. Moby Dyke: An Obsessive Quest To Track Down The Last Remaining Lesbian Bars In America
Krista Burton, Simon & Schuster, $19.99, 9781668000540

8. East Coasting: The Ultimate Roadtripper's Guide to New England
Christine Chitnis, Monica Dorazewski, Artisan, $20, 9781648293184

9. A Walk in the Woods
Bill Bryson, Broadway, $15.99, 9781101905494

10. All Hands on Deck: A Modern-Day High Seas Adventure to the Far Side of the World
Will Sofrin, Harry N. Abrams, $18, 9781419767074

11. Places We Swim California: The Best Beaches, Rock Pools, Waterfalls, Rivers, Gorges, Lakes, and Hot Springs
Caroline Clements, Dillon Seitchik-Reardon, Hardie Grant, $35, 9781741178296

12. Raw Dog: The Naked Truth About Hot Dogs
Jamie Loftus, Forge Books, $26.99, 9781250847744

13. Walking with Sam: A Father, a Son, and Five Hundred Miles Across Spain
Andrew McCarthy, Grand Central Publishing, $19.99, 9781538709214

14. Bird Milk & Mosquito Bones: A Memoir
Priyanka Mattoo, Knopf, $29, 9780593320389

15. The Secret History of Bigfoot: Field Notes on a North American Monster
John O'Connor, Sourcebooks, $26.99, 9781464216633

16. Footnotes from the Most Fascinating Museums: Stories and Memorable Moments from People Who Love Museums
Bob Eckstein, Princeton Architectural Press, $27.50, 9781797224398

17. Travels with Charley in Search of America
John Steinbeck, Penguin Books, $13, 9780140053203

18. The Living Great Lakes: Searching for the Heart of the Inland Seas, Revised Edition
Jerry Dennis, St. Martin's Griffin, $20, 9781250325884

19. Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail
Cheryl Strayed, Vintage, $18, 9781101873441

20. Life on the Mississippi: An Epic American Adventure
Rinker Buck, Avid Reader Press/Simon & Schuster, $19.99, 9781501106385

21. Bay Curious: Exploring the Hidden True Stories of the San Francisco Bay Area
Olivia Allen-Price, Chronicle Books, $15.95, 9781797214368

22. A Deeper South: The Beauty, Mystery, and Sorrow of the Southern Road
Pete Candler, University of South Carolina Press, $27.99, 9781643364797

23. The Salt Path: A Memoir
Raynor Winn, Penguin, $19, 9780143134114

24. From Here to Eternity: Traveling the World to Find the Good Death
Caitlin Doughty, Landis Blair (Illus.), W. W. Norton & Company, $15.95, 9780393356281

25. Back Roads and Better Angels: A Journey into the Heart of American Democracy
Francis S. Barry, Steerforth, $35, 9781586423889