Category Archives: Book Review

Pretty Book, but Pretty Macabre

Travel writer Matthew Stone reviews Judith Schalansky’s Atlas of Remote Islands, a morose collection of tales about paradise destroyed, lives shattered, and utopia extinguished. Continue reading

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What happens after Tuscany

Book review of A Year in the World by Frances Mayes – Review of best travel books of all time. Continue reading

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Africa's Cash for Clunkers Program

Book review of My Mercedes is Not For Sale by Jeroen Van Bergeijk (2006) (translated by John Antonides, 2008) – Review of best travel books of all time. Continue reading

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A Travel Writer's Travel Book

Book review of The Pillars of Hercules by Paul Theroux- Review of best travel books of all time. Continue reading

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Making Lemons out of Flies

Book review of Driving Over Lemons by Chris Stewart – Review of best travel books of all time. Continue reading

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The Book That Launched a Million Books

Book Review of A Year in Provence by Peter Mayle Continue reading

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