Two Summers: Nixon and Trump by Greyhound Bus

'Tim Albert’s account of his two Greyhound bus odysseys across America, 50 years apart, is a warm, funny and observant take on the state of the States. The distance in time marks not just a changed country but a changed narrator...' - review by Alice Allan, read more

In 1969 I took a 12,000 mile road trip around the US on Greyhound Buses. In 2019, half a century later, I went back on the buses again.


My latest book, Two Summers: Nixon and Trump by Greyhound Bus, tells the stories of those two trips and describes how half a century has changed bus travel, the United States and me. It is a story of abandoned landmarks, rampant technology, clashing cultures - and individal acts of hospitality and kindness.

'A lovely evocation of heady times in America' - James Naughtie


''It moves along nicely and is both a cracking read and thought provoking' - PJ


'Learnt about America and Americans ... Howled with laughter' - Melanie Denning


'The author gets better with age. Shame can't be said for the States'.


Two Summers in the media

Forbes Travel: to read my Question and Answer with Irene Levine, click here


BBC Radio Surrey: to hear my interview with Sarah Gorrell, click here

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Two Summers: Nixon and Trump by Greyhound Bus, by Tim Albert, Elbow Publishing

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