Searching for the quirk in the world cultural commentator Travis Elborough has explored topics as diverse as the history of the Routemaster bus, vinyl records, donkeys at the British seaside and pirates in the Caribbean. He recently collaborated with cartographer Martin Brown for The Atlas of Vanishing Places, winner of the Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards 2020 illustrated book. For this episode we’re actually in the wonderful Stanford’s Travel Book Shop, in London’s Covent Garden just before Lo

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