Literary Landmarks from Jane Austen's Bath to Ernest Hemingway's Key West
National Geographic Society, Paperback, 9781426204548, 357pp.
Publication Date: June 16, 2009
The book begins with thematic chapters covering author houses and museums, literary festivals and walking tours. Then, in-depth explorations of author and places take readers roaming Franz Kafka's Prague, James Joyce's Dublin, Louisa May Alcott's New England, and other locales. Peppered with great reading suggestions and little-known tales of literary gossip, "Novel Destinations" is a unique travel guide, an attractive gift book, and the ultimate browser's delight.
Joni Rendon is a contributing writer at Bookreporter.com and "FocusNews for Expatriates." She spent ten years in marketing and editorial in the book publishing industry.
"Want to explore more than 500 literary landmarks without leaving your living room? Then pull up an armchair and pick up a copy of Novel Destinations. "Tampa Tribune