Thursday, November 15, 2012

The World from Your Armchair: Literary Travel Books You Won't Want to Miss!

Here at abcreads we are inveterate armchair adventurers.  So when we spied Booklist's series of Top 10 Literary Travel Books, we had to share some of the titles with you!   You'll think you've been there, or you'll want to go!

Crazy River: A Journey to the Source of the Nile by Richard Grant

The Ice Balloon: S.A. Andrée and the Heroic Age of Arctic Exploration by Alec Wilkinson

Londoners: The Days and Nights of London Now - As Told by Those who Love It, Hate It, Live It, Left it, and Long for It by Craig Taylor

The Shakespeare Guide to Italy: Retracing the Bard's Unknown Travels by Richard Paul Roe

The Unconquered: In Search of the Amazon's Last Uncontacted Tribes by Scott Wallace

Day of Honey: A Memoir of Food, Love, and War by Annia Ciezadlo

India Calling: An Intimate Portrait of a Nation's Remaking by Anand Giridharadas

Molotov's Magic Lantern: Travels in Russian History by Rachel Polonsky

Saved by Beauty: An American Romantic in Iran by Roger Housden

The Tao of Travel: Enlightenments from Lives on the Road by Paul Theroux

To a Mountain in Tibet by Colin Thubron

You might also enjoy:

Looking for Transwonderland: Travels in Nigeria by Noo Saro-Wiwa  [eBook]

The Longest Way Home: One Man's Quest for the Courage to Settle Down by Andrew McCarthy

Europe on 5 Wrong Turns a Day: One Man, Eight Countries, One Vintage Travel Guide by Doug Mack

Visit Sunny Chernobyl: And Other Adventures in the World's Most Polluted Places by Andrew Blackwell

Hidden America: From Coal Miners to Cowboys, An Extraordinary Exploration of the Unseen People who Make This Country Work by Jeanne Marie Laskas

Le Road Trip: A Traveler's Journal of Love and France by Vivian Swift

A Wedding in Haiti by Julia Alvarez

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