To the Moon and Timbuktu

To the Moon and Timbuktu

A Trek Through the Heart of Africa

By Nina Sovich

New Harvest, Hardcover, 9780544025950, 308pp.

Publication Date: July 9, 2013


Feeling directionless in Paris and inspired by the explorers of another era, Nina Sovich packs her bags and hops on the next plane to West Africa in search of adventure, where a fast-paced trek through Mali, Mauritania, and Niger prove that it’s the traveler’s journey, not the destination, that is the reward.

About the Author
Nina Sovich was born in New Canaan, Connecticut, to a Swedish mother and an American father. Her work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the Christian Science Monitor, Fortune Small Business, the Patriot Ledger, and She lives in Paris with her husband, Florent, and their two children.