Books We Read About Places We Journeyed To


Tasmania

Gould's Book of Fish
By Richard Flanagan

West Australia

Cloudstreet: A Novel
By Tim Winton

 
Includes the exceptional essay "Deep Play: Notes on the Balinese Cockfight"

Singapore

The Moonlight Palace
By Liz Rosenberg

Japan

1Q84 (Vintage International)
By Haruki Murakami


Vietnam

In Retrospect: The Tragedy and Lessons of Vietnam
By Robert S. McNamara, Brian VanDeMark

Cambodia



Romania

Spain

Tales of the Alhambra
By Washington Irving

Spain

The Hidden Masterpiece
By Honoré de Balzac

Italy/France

The Prague Cemetery
By Umberto Eco