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Travel Books on The Point

Mindy’s Pick

The Nature of Cape Cod by Beth Schwarzman

Melanie’s Picks

Molotov’s Magic Lantern: Travels in Russian History by Rachel Polonsky
Travels in Siberia by Ian Frazier
To a Mountain in Tibet by Colin Thubron
Stephen Fry in America: FiftyStates and the Man Who Set Out to See Them All by Stephen Fry
Lost on Planet China: the strange and true story of one man’s attempt to understand the world’s most mystifying nation, or how he became comfortable eating live squid by J. Maarten Troost
The Routes of Man : how roads are changing the world and the way we live today by Ted Conover
The Lunatic Express : discovering the world via its most dangerous buses, boats, trains, and planes by Carl Hoffman
Down & Delirious in Mexico City: The Aztec Metropolis in the Twenty-First Century by Daniel Hernandez

Jill’s Picks

Book Lust to Go : recommended reading for travelers, vagabonds, and dreamers by Nancy Pearl
The Traveler’s Reading Guide : ready-made reading lists for the armchair traveler by Maggy Simony, editor
Art + Travel Europe : step into the lives of five famous painters : a curated guide to your obsessions
The Best in Tent Camping. New England : a guide for car campers who hate RVs, concrete slabs, and loud portable stereos by Lafe Low
city-pick Amsterdam edited by Heather Reyes & Victor Schiferli (for others in the series check out www.oxygenbooks.co.uk)
In motion : the experience of travel by Tony Hiss
The Art of Travel by Alain de Botton
A Week at the Airport by Alain de Botton ; photographs by Richard Baker
George Washington’s America : a biography through his maps by Barnet Schecter
Storybook Travels : from Eloise’s New York to Harry Potter’s London, visits to 30 of the best-loved landmarks in children’s literature by Colleen Dunn Bates and Susan LaTempa

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