Books That are A Better Travel Companion Than a Person [SHOWING SLIDE 8 OF 9]

People can whine and moan. Books can’t. The books on this week’s list do such complete and memorable jobs of evoking the places they’re about—Siberia, Spain, Hawaii, among others—that you might as well just cancel your next vacation and pick up these stories instead.

THE DESCENDANTS by Kaui Hart Hemmings
Kirkus Star
by Kaui Hart Hemmings

"Hemmings pulls off a remarkable feat in making the Kings' sense of loss all the more wrenching for being directed at a woman who was neither a good wife nor a good mother."
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