Armchair travel! Reading can take you anywhere. Today we recommend books that transport you. NPR’s Nancy Pearl is famous for giving the best book recommendations. She gives us her selections for the best armchair travel books.
- Nancy Pearl’s Homepage: http://www.nancypearl.com/
- The “Guide to Essential Books on Expat Life” from the Wall Street Journal’s Expat Blog. http://blogs.wsj.com/expat/2015/05/21/guide-to-essential-books-on-expat-life-from-how-tos-and-memoirs-to-fiction/
New to the show? Come along for the whole journey by starting with Episode One: OUTSET.
Books Recommended in this Episode!
- From Katy and Tiffany: English Passengers (Matthew Kneale), An Instance of the Fingerpost (Iain Pears), Third Wish (Robert Fulghum)
- From Nancy Pearl: The Great Railway Bazaar (Paul Theroux), Dark Star Safari (Paul Theroux), The Memory of Love (Aminatta Forna), Americanah (Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie), The Towers of Trebizond (Rose Macaulay), Birds Without Wings (Louis De Bernieres), The Oregon Trail (Rinker Buck), Heap House (Edward Carey), The Raj Quartet (Paul Scott), The Woman Who Lost Her Soul (Bob Shacochis), Ordinary People (Judith Guest)
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