Each year, Lonely Planet chooses the world’s 10 “Best In Travel” destinations. And though we might not be able to visit Myanmar in person, we can explore the country through Karen Connelly’s haunting memoir.
This feeling of being an adult who’s somehow missed the path is exactly what Neil Hayward expresses in his unintentional memoir, Lost Among The Birds. Anyone who hopes to find themselves this year should read his book.
I’m sorry I didn’t tell you to pack extra cash, or better footwear. I’m sorry if I failed to clarify that most of our beverages wouldn’t naturally come with paper umbrellas in them. But I’m not sorry I invited you to Trinidad and Tobago with me…
In celebration of National Novel Writing Month, and every story (fact or fiction) that takes us somewhere, here are a few fiction writers whose books travel between the borders memoir and imagination.