The Great Railway Bazaar
The Old Patagonian Express
The Kingdom By The Sea
Sailing Through China
Sunrise With Seamonsters
The Imperial Way
Riding The Iron Rooster
To The Ends Of The Earth
The Happy Isles Of Oceania
The Pillars Of Hercules
Sir Vidia's Shadow
Fresh Air Fiend
Best American Travel Writing
Dark Star Safari
Ghost Train to the Eastern Star
The Tao of Travel
The Last Train to Zona Verde
Best American Travel Writing 2014
Deep South


Fong And The Indians
Murder In Mount Holly
Girls At Play
Jungle Lovers
Sinning With Annie
Saint Jack
The Black House
The Family Arsenal
The Consul's File
Picture Palace
A Christmas Card
London Snow
World's End
The Mosquito Coast
The London Embassy
Half Moon Street
The White Mans Burden
My Secret History
Chicago Loop
Millroy The Magician
My Other Life
Kowloon Tong
The Collected Short Novels
Hotel Honolulu
Nurse Wolf And Dr. Sacks
Stranger At The Palazzo D'Oro
Two Stars
Blinding Light
The Elephanta Suite
A Dead Hand
The Lower River
Mr. Bones



Welcome to Paul -- the web's first and only fan site dedicated to the travel and fiction writer, Paul Theroux.

Although I have no link to the author, I will be happy to try and answer any questions and I welcome any comments or information you might be able to add. Please fill out my online form to contact me.

Paul Theroux's next non fiction title has been announced. Deep South will be released on September 29th in the US, UK, and Canada.

You can preorder the UK version from, US version from, and the Canadian version from

Below is a list of all upcoming events:
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    Wanna Shop Like Theroux?
    November 23, 2015

    Here's Theroux's gift buying tips for fellow travelers, courtesy of The National Post.

    Theroux on Open Source
    Nov 16, 2015

    Listen to an interview about Deep South by Christopher Lydon on Radio Open Source here.

    Paul Theroux: By The Book
    November 12, 2015

    Interview by The New York Times: Sunday Book Review, Read here.

    Theroux Interview
    Oct 15, 2015

    Hear a great interview on KQED's The Forum with Michael Krasny. Find it on any podcast player (such as iTunes, etc)

    Theroux Free Book Giveaway
    Oct 10, 2015

    Thanks to Houghton Mifflin Harcourt for allowing us to run another contest for Theroux fans! There were tons of correct answers to the question: "What is Paul Theroux's only book that is set in the future?" (Answer: O-Zone) The three winners are Dick Feutz, Riley Vujovich, and Mariana Branco (assuming they all reside in the US!)Thanks to all the fans for playing!

    Theroux on Poverty
    Oct 6, 2015

    Theroux wrote an Opinion piece for The New York Times titled: The Hypocrisy of 'Helping' the Poor If you want to read other journalist's opinions on his stance:Forbes Magazine and also New York Magazine.

    Theroux interviewed by WSJ
    Oct 2, 2015

    Nice interview with Theroux in The Wall Street Journal: Link here.

    Theroux in Vanity Fair
    Oct 2, 2015

    New Vanity Fair article: 'On the Road with Paul Theroux: Photographs and Words from His New Book' Read here.

    Deep South Released- Free Book Giveaway

    To enter to win one of three free copies of Paul Theroux's new book, Deep South, email the answer to "What is Paul Theroux's only book set in the future?" Contest ends Oct 8, 2015. Thanks to Houghton Mifflin Harcourt for sponsoring this great giveaway! Anyone over 18 can win, within the USA.

    Theroux writes for Smithsonian Mag- Part 2
    July 13, 2015

    Also included in the latest (July) issue is an article on Harper Lee and Alabama: click here.

    Theroux writes for Smithsonian Mag
    July 13, 2015

    In the current issue of the Smithsonian Magazine, find and article on the "Soul of The South", a prelude to the book that will be published in September. Read article here.

    Theroux on Harper Lee
    July 9, 2015

    Listen to Theroux speak about Harper Lee, To Kill A Mockingbird, Monroeville, and more here.

    Theroux on Bourdain Show
    June 15, 2015

    Watch Theroux on Anthony Bourdain's Parts Unknown! Aired on CNN, but available to purchase on Amazon Prime-streaming videos for $1.99. Read more here.

    Theroux wins Patron's Medal
    May 11, 2015

    Theroux wins Patron's Medal from Queen Elizabeth. Click for video.

    YouTube Video from Jaipur
    February 2, 2015

    Another YouTube video from Jaipur Literary Festival- this one is a panel discussion regarding Naipaul's "A House for Mr. Biswas". Click here.

    Theroux Speaks in Jaipur
    Jan 30, 2015

    Watch Theroux's talk at the Jaipur Literary Festival, here.

    Theroux to be in New Delhi
    December 18, 2014

    Theroux has been slated to speak at the Zee Jaipur Literary Festival in New Delhi, India. The festival will be held from Jan 21-25, 2015. Naipaul, Theroux's mentor and later foe, will also be speaking at the festival. Read more here.

    Q&A by Bloomberg
    December 17, 2014

    Great Q&A by Dora Cheok for Bloomberg-- Insight on his recent travels in the American South. Read here.

    Theroux Edits/Intoduces 2014 Travel Collection
    October 23, 2014

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has released their travel collection 'Best American Travel Writing 2014'. This year Theroux has written the introduction and was the guest editor. Purchase from Houghton Mifflin directly or your favorite bookstore, today!

    Theroux Interview- NPR
    Sept 27, 2014

    Great Theroux interview on NPR. Check it out, here .

    Theroux Book to Become a Movie!
    September 22, 2014

    Theroux's fiction book The Elephanta Suite has been adapted into a screenplay and will be made into a movie. For more info, go to The Hollywood Reporter .

    Theroux writes for The New Yorker
    July 29, 2014

    Read "Action" in The New Yorker Magazine- a story set in Boston in the late 50's. Read here .

    Theroux in Smithsonian Magazine
    June 30, 2014

    Find the latest Paul Theroux read at The Smithsonian. "The Soul of The South" is an excellent teaser for his upcoming travel book on the South.

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