85 Travel Books to Help You Escape During Social Distancing

85 Travel Books to Help You Escape During Social Distancing

85 Travel Books to Help You Escape During Social Distancing
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85 Travel Books to Help You Escape During Social Distancing While Staying at Home:

 

1. Along the Ganges, Ilija Trojanow (2006) - Buy Now: $12, amazon.com

2. Arabian Sands, Wilfred Thesiger (1959) - Buy Now: $16, amazon.com

3. An Area of Darkness, V. S. Naipaul (1965) - Buy Now: $16, amazon.com

4. As They Were, M.F.K. Fisher (1982) - Buy Now: $15, amazon.com

5. A Barbarian in Asia, Henri Michaux (1933) - Buy Now: $14, amazon.com

6. The Bird Man and the Lap Dancer, Eric Hansen (2004) - Buy Now: $10, amazon.com

7. Bitter Lemons of Cyprus, Lawrence Durrell (1957) - Buy Now: $12, barnesandnoble.com

8. Black Lamb and Grey Falcon, Rebecca West (1942) - Buy Now: $22, amazon.com

9. Blue Highways, William Least Heat-Moon (1982) - Buy Now: $9, amazon.com

10. Chasing the Monsoon, Alexander Frater (1993) - Buy Now: $12, amazon.com

11. Chasing the Sea, Tom Bissell (2003) - Buy Now: $18, amazon.com

12. Cross Country, Robert Sullivan (2006) - Buy Now: $11, barnesandnoble.com

13. Dark Star Safari, Paul Theroux (2003) - Buy Now: $13, amazon.com

14. Democracy in America, Alexis de Tocqueville (1835) - Buy Now: $18, amazon.com

15. Down and Out in Paris and London, George Orwell (1933) - Buy Now: $8, amazon.com

16. Down the Nile: Alone in a Fisherman's Skiff, Rosemary Mahoney (2007) - Buy Now: $11, amazon.com

17. Eat, Pray, Love, Elizabeth Gilbert (2007) - Buy Now: $11, amazon.com

18. The Emperor: Downfall of an Autocrat, Ryszard Kapuściński (1978; translated by William R. Brand and Katarzyna Mroczkowska-Brand) - Buy Now: $12, amazon.com

19. Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage, Alfred Lansing (1959) - Buy Now: $10, amazon.com

20. Eothen, Alexander William Kinglake (1844) - Buy Now: $6, amazon.com

21. Exterminate All the Brutes, Sven Lindqvist (1996) - Buy Now: $17, amazon.com

22. Farthest North: The Voyage and Exploration of the Fram, 1893–1896, Fridtjof Nansen (1898) - Buy Now: $15, amazon.com

23. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Hunter S. Thompson (1972) - Buy Now: $8, amazon.com

24. The Fearful Void, Geoffrey Moorhouse (1974) - Buy Now: $23, amazon.com

25. From a Chinese City, Gontran De Poncins (1957; translated by Bernard Frechtman) - Buy Now: $2, amazon.com

26. Great Plains, Ian Frazier (1989) - Buy Now: $13, amazon.com

27. The Great Railway Bazaar: By Train Through Asia, Paul Theroux (1975) - Buy Now: $12, amazon.com

28. Hindoo Holiday, J. R. Ackerley (1932) - Buy Now: $15, amazon.com

29. The Histories, Herodotus (circa 440 b.c.) - Buy Now: $13, amazon.com

30. Honouring High Places: The Mountain Life of Junko Tabei (2017) - Buy Now: $24, amazon.com

31. The Impossible Country, Brian Hall (1994) - Buy Now: $20, biblio.com

32. In a Sunburned Country, Bill Bryson (2000) - Buy Now: $11, amazon.com

33. India: A Million Mutinies Now, V. S. Naipaul (1991) - Buy Now: $14, amazon.com

34. The Innocents Abroad, Mark Twain (1869) - Buy Now: $12, amazon.com

35. In Patagonia, Bruce Chatwin (1977) - Buy Now: $13, amazon.com

36. In the Country of Country, Nicholas Dawidoff (1997) - Buy Now: $19, amazon.com

37. Iron & Silk, Mark Salzman (1986) - Buy Now: $14, barnesandnoble.com

38. I See by My Outfit, Peter S. Beagle (1965) - Buy Now: $5, amazon.com

39. The Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition (1814) - Buy Now: $10, amazon.com

40. Journey to Portugal, José Saramago (1981) - Buy Now: $19, amazon.com

41. Letters from Egypt: A Journey on the Nile, 1849–1850, Florence Nightingale (1854; published 1987) - Buy Now: $12, amazon.com

42. Life on the Mississippi, Mark Twain (1883) - Buy Now: $15, amazon.com

43. London Perceived, V. S. Pritchett (1962) - Buy Now: $10, amazon.com

44. The Long Walk, Slavomir Rawicz (1956) - Buy Now: $15, amazon.com

45. The Lycian Shore, Freya Stark (1956) - Buy Now: $17, amazon.com

46. Maximum City: Bombay Lost and Found, Suketu Mehta (2004) - Buy Now: $16, barnesandnoble.com

47. The Muses Are Heard, Truman Capote (1956) - Buy Now: $14, amazon.com

48. The Narrow Road to the Deep North and Other Travel Sketches, Matsuo Basho (1694) 

49. News from Tartary, Peter Fleming (1936) - Buy Now: $11, amazon.com

50. The Nomad: Diaries of Isabelle Eberhardt (1987) - Buy Now: $13, amazon.com

51. Notes from the Century Before, Edward Hoagland (1969) - Buy Now: $19, amazon.com

52. Old Glory, Jonathan Raban (1981) - Buy Now: $14, amazon.com

53. The Pillars of Hercules, Paul Theroux (1995) - Buy Now: $13, amazon.com

54. The Pine Barrens, John McPhee (1968) - Buy Now: $12, amazon.com

55. The Places in Between, Rory Stewart (2006) - Buy Now: $8, amazon.com

56. Riding the Iron Rooster, Paul Theroux (1988) - Buy Now: $13, amazon.com

57. The Rings of Saturn, W. G. Sebald (1998) - Buy Now: $10, amazon.com

58. The River War: An Historical Account of the Reconquest of the Sudan, Winston Churchill (1899) - Buy Now: $12, amazon.com

59. The Road to Oxiana, Robert Byron (1937) - Buy Now: $12, amazon.com

60. Rome and a Villa, Eleanor Clark (1952) - Buy Now: $11, amazon.com

61. Roughing It, Mark Twain (1872) - Buy Now: $5, amazon.com

62. Sandstorms: Days and Nights in Arabia, Peter Theroux (1990) - Buy Now: $21, amazon.com

63. Sea and Sardinia, D. H. Lawrence (1921) - Buy Now: $11, amazon.com

64. Shah of Shahs, Ryszard Kapuściński (1982; translated by William R. Brand and Katarzyna Mroczkowska-Brand) - Buy Now: $11, amazon.com

65. A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush, Eric Newby (1958) - Buy Now: $10, amazon.com

66. Siren Land, Norman Douglas (1911) - Buy Now: $17, amazon.com

67. Skating to Antarctica, Jenny Diski (1997) - Buy Now: $15, amazon.com

68. Slowly Down the Ganges, Eric Newby (1966) - Buy Now: $19, barnesandnoble.com

69. The Songlines, Bruce Chatwin (1987) - Buy Now: $13, amazon.com

70. Southern Baroque Art, Sacheverell Sitwell (1924) - Buy Now: $26, amazon.com

71. Their Heads Are Green and Their Hands Are Blue, Paul Bowles (1963) - Buy Now: $16, amazon.com

72. A Time of Gifts, Patrick Leigh Fermor (1977) - Buy Now: $12, amazon.com

73. To a Distant Island, James McConkey (1984) - Buy Now: $15, amazon.com

74. Travels in the Interior of Africa, Mungo Park (1799) - Buy Now: $14, amazon.com

75. The Travels of Sir John Mandeville (circa 1355) - Buy Now: $12, amazon.com

76. Travels Through France and Italy, Tobias Smollett (1766) - Buy Now: $12, amazon.com

77. Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes, R. L. Stevenson (1879) - Buy Now: $6, amazon.com

78. Travels with Myself and Another, Martha Gellhorn (1978) - Buy Now: $13, amazon.com

 79. Two Towns in Provence, M.F.K. Fisher (1983) - Buy Now: $17, amazon.com

80. A View of the World, Norman Lewis (1986) - Buy Now: $15, amazon.com

81. Welcome to the Goddamn Ice Cube, Blair Braverman (2016) - Buy Now: $16, amazon.com

82. West with the Night, Beryl Markham (1942) - Buy Now: $13, amazon.com

83. The Worst Journey in the World, Apsley Cherry-Garrard (1922) - Buy Now: $14, amazon.com

84. Wrong About Japan, Peter Carey (2004) - Buy Now: $15, amazon.com

85. Wild, Cheryl Strayed (2012) - Buy Now: $13, amazon.com

 

Happy escaping!

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