Books There & Then The Travel Writings of James Salter by James Salter Paperback, 226 pages, Pgw, List Price: $15 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleThere & ThenSubtitleThe Travel Writings of James SalterAuthorJames Salter Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Book Summary A collection of two dozen essays and sketches shares the author's experiences as a passionate traveler, in a volume based on his twenty years of skiing, hiking, and climbing in such nations as Japan, Switzerland, and Germany. Genres: Travel Nonfiction Also by James Salter All That Is Life Is Meals Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about There & Then A Time to Read: Alan Cheuse's Holiday List December 12, 2005 Time to read during the holidays, away from school and work, is a gift you give yourself, author and book critic Alan Cheuse says. His suggested list of 2005 holiday gifts includes tales of space, dinosaurs, music and a mystical poet. A Time to Read: Alan Cheuse's Holiday List Listen Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/5005659/5049374" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Excerpt: 'There and Then' December 12, 2005 Book critic Alan Cheuse includes this collection of travel writing by "one of our finest living prose writers" in his roundup of holiday books for All Things Considered.