The travel writer Eric Newby, author of A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush, passed away at the end of last week.
In Britain, you might be able to pick up Jan Morris: Around the World in 80 Years, a tribute work.
In his introduction, Paul Theroux admits that, in one sense, the book could be seen to be 'an assortment of besotted valentines and rave reviews', but in a deeper sense, 'it is a demonstration of the life of energy and passion Jan has led and how strongly she has influenced us through her example'.
The NY Times on DH Lawrence's New Mexico.
And lastly... anyone want to go to Morocco?