My Travel Reading List

Believe it or not, this trip is going on it’s six month. And, in that time I’ve had a lot of time to read. Waiting at airports, endless bus rides, sleepless nights in mongolian tents…the list goes on. In fact, on this trip I’ve probably found more time to read than ever before and I thought it would be interesting (read: for me) to share my book list from this trip.

In no particular order:

OB VII – Leon Uris

Sharp Objects – Gillian Flynn

Dark Places – Gillian Flynn

Gone Girl – Gillian Flynn

A Short History of Nearly Everything – Bill Bryson

Dark Summit: The True Story of Everest’s Worst Season – Nick Heil

In a Sunburned Country – Bill Bryson

I’m a Stranger Here Myself – Bill Bryson

Behind the Beautiful Forevers – Katherine Boo

Exodus- Leon Uris

Armageddon: A Novel of Berlin – Leon Uris

One Day – David Nicholls

Into Thin Air – Jon Krakauer

Peony in Love – Lisa See

The Secret Race: Inside the Hidden World of Cycling – Tyler Hamilton and Daniel Coyle

Escape from Camp 14: One Man’s Remarkable Odyssey from North Korea- Blain Harden

Dreams of Joy – Lisa See

Shanghai Girls – Lisa See

Snow Flower and the Secret Fan – Lisa See

Shantaram – Gregory David Roberts

Breaking Dawn – Stephanie Meyer

The Book Thief- Markus Zusak

The Hangman’s Daughter- Oliver Potzsch

What Were We Thinking: Bicycling Through Asia – John Vogel and Nancy Sathre-Vogel

The Snow Child – Eowyn Ivey

Gypsy Boy – Mikey Walsh

Year of Wonders: A Novel of the Plague – Geraldine Brooks

Stuff: Compulsive Hoarding- Randy Frost and Gail Steketee

With just under a week left on my travels we will see how many more books I get through – But I am always looking for ideas!

What do you read when you travel?



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One Response to My Travel Reading List

  1. I can’t believe your trip is almost at its end… it seriously feels like just yesterday that you were heading off to Russia!

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