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Book Lust To Go

Recommended Reading for Travelers, Vagabonds, and Dreamers

Nancy Pearl


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Adventure is just a book away as bestselling author Nancy Pearl returns with recommended reading for more than 120 destinations — both worldly and imagined — around the globe.

From Las Vegas to the Land of Oz, Naples to Nigeria, Philadelphia to Provence, Nancy Pearl guides readers to the very best fiction and nonfiction to read about each destination. Even within one country, she traverses decades to suggest titles that effortlessly capture the different eras that make up a region’s unique history. This enthusiastic literary globetrotting guide includes stops in Korea, Sweden, Afghanistan, Albania, Parma, Patagonia, Texas, and Timbuktu.  Book Lust To Go connects the best fiction and nonfiction to particular destinations, whether your bags are packed or your armchair is calling. From fiction to memoir, poetry to history, Nancy Pearl’s Book Lust to Go takes the reader on a globetrotting adventure — no passport required.

Praise For Book Lust To Go: Recommended Reading for Travelers, Vagabonds, and Dreamers

"The doyen of all professional book recommenders (aside from Oprah, that is) is Nancy Pearl, a Seattle librarian who's a regular on NPR and has published several books of tips under the "Book Lust" rubric … Pearl is so iconic that when the Archie McPhee novelty company decided to create a librarian action figure, they modeled it after her."

"As in the other volumes in her "Book Lust" series, the idea is very simple. Pearl, a former Seattle librarian, suggests books in various categories. She gives the impression of having read almost everything, and her recommendations are varied and exhaustive. She offers something for everyone’s taste — romantic novels, mysteries, histories, sportsbooks, travel books, comics, poetry and so forth." —Mansfield News Journal 

Sasquatch Books, 9781570616501, 320pp.

Publication Date: August 31, 2010

About the Author

Nancy Pearl created the program "If All of Seattle Read the Same Book," which has spread across America and around the world. She talks about books and reading on NPR’s "Morning Edition" and on other public radio stations. Pearl teaches at the University of Washington and inspires readers across the country. She is the author of several books, including Book Lust, More Book Lust, and George & Lizzie. Pearl lives in Seattle with her husband.