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.
These stories feature summer jaunts that threaten to end with autumn leaves. Yet each one shows how to turn those sunshine moments into a year-round affair. August just keeps getting better. . .
Whether you’re a list junkie, or just want a few ideas for rainy Sundays, here are 10 books to help draft/shape/improve your Bucket List.
Somewhere beyond the fence of trees, their branches growing in links of green and brown, lies a graveyard. We can see no marble headstones, no dried flowers or markers of […]
With his usual ability to turn small details into entertaining anecdotes, Troost faces devious gold smugglers, starving sharks and the ghosts of old islanders. A bit more candid than in his previous South Pacific narratives (read: The Sex Lives of Cannibals, Getting Stone With Savages), the author returns to familiar settings in order to compare how they – and he – have changed over the decades.
Fidel Castro’s mustache instantly attracted Michelle’s attention, but his oratory prowess and political passion piqued her interest soon after.
After reading about the Cuban leader, Michelle will visit his small but proud Caribbean country. And while she’ll travel with more knowledge than most, few books will help her accept those upcoming experiences better than this one.
Whether you’re on the road or at your desk, this month’s book, movie and music reviews will give you a traveling taste of New Zealand. Read: A Land of Two […]