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Around the World in 80 Books

Road trip memoirs, global adventures, and characters on the go

Fiction
Title Author Call Number
House of the Spirits Isabel Allende FIC All
Rule of the Bone Russell Banks FIC Ban
Drop City T. Coraghessan Boyle FIC Boy
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Lewis Carroll J Car
Don Quixote Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra FIC Cer
The Alchemist Paulo Coelho FIC Coe
Heart of Darkness Joseph Conrad FIC Con
Wanderlust Chris Dyer FIC Dye
As I Lay Dying William Faulkner FIC Fau
A Passage to India E.M. Forster FIC For
The Beach Alex Garland FIC Gar
Travels With My Aunt Graham Greene FIC Gre
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time Mark Haddon FIC Had
Island Aldous Huxley FIC Hux
Daisy Miller Henry James FIC Jam
On the Road Jack Kerouac FIC Ker
The Poisonwood Bible Barbara Kingsolver FIC Kin
The Constant Gardener John Le Carre FIC LeC
The Razor's Edge W. Somerset Maugham FIC Mau
Sideways Rex Pickett FIC Pic
Fierce Invalids Home from Hot Climates Tom Robbins FIC Rob
Gulliver's Travels Jonathan Swift FIC Swi
The Grapes of Wrath John Steinbeck FIC Ste
Saving Fish from Drowning Amy Tan FIC Tan
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Mark Twain FIC Twa
The Accidental Tourist Anne Tyler FIC Tyl
Around the World in 80 Days Jules Verne FIC Ver
Candide Voltaire FIC Vol
African American Fiction
Title Author Call Number
The Farming of Bones Edwidge Danticat AAC Dan
Romance
Title Author Call Number
Wide Sargasso Sea Jean Rhys ROM Rhy
Claire Voyant Saralee H. Rosenberg ROM Ros
Horror
Title Author Call Number
Song of Susannah Stephen King HOR Kin
Dracula Bram Stoker HOR Sto
Mystery
Title Author Call Number
Icon Frederick Forsyth FIC Forsyth
The Talented Mr. Ripley Patricia Highsmith FIC Hig
Science Fiction
Title Author Call Number
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Douglas Adams SF Ada
Adventure
Title Author Call Number
The Da Vinci Code Dan Brown ADV Bro
The Call of the Wild Jack London ADV Lon
Life of Pi Yann Martel ADV Mar
Master and Commander Patrick O'Brian ADV obr
A Journey to the Center of the Earth Jules Verne ADV Ver
Fantasy
Title Author Call Number
The Book of Lost Things John Connolly FAN Con
Time and Again Jack Finney FAN Fin
The Time Traveler's Wife Audrey Niffenegger FAN Nif
Lord of the Rings J.R.R. Tolkien FAN Tol
Historical Fiction
Title Author Call Number
Voyager Diana Gabaldon HIST Gab
Nonfiction
Title Author Call Number
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil John Berendt 975.8 B
A Walk in the Woods Bill Bryson 917.404 B
In a Sunburned Country Bill Bryson 919.404 B
I'm a Stranger Here Myself Bill Bryson 917.304 B
Hold the Enlightenment Tim Cahill 910.45 C
Canterbury Tales Geoffrey Chaucer 821 C
My Journey to Lhasa Alexandra David-Neel 915.504.D
I & Claudius: Travels with my Cat Clare De Vries 917.304 D
Turtle Island S. Ghione 919.7 G
Eat Pray Love Elizabeth Gilbert 910.4 G
No Touch Monkey Ayun Halliday 910.409 H
Seven Years in Tibet Heinrich Harrer 951.504 H
Adventures of a Continental Drifter Elliott Hester 910.41 H
Kon-Tiki Thor Heyerdahl 910.4 H
The Odyssey Homer 883 H
12,000 Miles in the Nick of Time Mark Jacobson 910.41 J
The Perfect Storm Sebastian Junger 974.45 J
Into Thin Air Jon Krakauer 796.522 K
Lost Cosmonaut Daniel Kalder 914.74 K
Sand in my Bra and Other Misadventures: Funny Women Write From the Road Jennifer Leo (ed) 910.4 L
Under the Tuscan Sun Frances Mayes 945.5 M
Long Way Round: Chasing Shadows Across the World Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman 910.41 M
My Kind of Place: Travel Stories from a Woman Who's Been Everywhere Susan Orlean 910.4 O
Himalaya Michael Palin 915.496 P
Driving Mr. Albert Michael Paterniti 917.304 P
Fugitives and Refugees Chuck Palahniuk 917.954 P
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance Robert Pirsig 917.3 P
Travels with Charley John Steinbeck 917.3 S
Two for the Road: Our Love Affair with American Food Michael Stern 394.12 S
The Great Railway Bazaar Paul Theroux 915 T
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas Hunter S. Thompson 973.92 T
Getting Stoned With Savages: a Trip Through the Islands of Fiji and Vanuatu J. Maarten Troost 919.595 T
Honeymoon with my Brother Franz Wisner 910.4 W
The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test Tom Wolfe 132.7 W

Compiled by the APL Readers Services Department -- Jan. 2007

Last updated: December 12, 2012
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