literary tourism

12 of the Best Books Set in Australia

The best books set in Australia make the country as much a character as the colourful larrikins telling the story, including Taboo by Kim Scott.

10 Books Set in Paris

From Hugo to Baldwin, some of the greatest stories have originated in Paris cafés and restaurants. Find the best books set in Paris, including The Queen of the Night by Alexander Chee.

A Bookish Coastal U.S. Road Trip: Pacific Coast Highway

Seattle to San Diego. 1200 miles. We're taking a one route bookish road trip down the Pacific Coast Highway!

A Bookish Cross-Country U.S. Road Trip: Southern Pacific

8 states. 2400 miles. San Diego to Savannah. Hop in the car, because we're going on a bookish road trip across the Southern Pacific highway!

Take a Tour Through Philadelphia’s Libraries, Archives, and Special Collections

Join us on a tour of Philadelphia's notable libraries and special collections, some of the most interesting and eclectic destinations for literature lovers.

A Bookish Coastal U.S. Road Trip: I-95

Bangor to Key West. 13 states. Buckle up, because we've got cemeteries, old buildings, libraries, and bookstores to visit on this road trip!

A Bookish Cross-Country U.S. Road Trip: I-70

Welcome back to our bookish cross-country road trip series! Next up: I-70, from Baltimore to central Utah. Buckle up and let's go!

A Beginner’s Guide to Mississippi Writers

One Indian American reader discusses the complexity of life in Mississippi and offers a wealth of great writers from the state.

9 New Books To Pick Up At The Airport

Whether you're on a short flight or a long haul, these brand new titles will make fitting travel companions for every bookish need, Punch Me Up to the Gods: A Memoir By Brian Broome.

The Most Bookish Cities in the World

Here are some of the most bookish cities in the world, from the city with the most libraries to the best city for writers to live.