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.
TRAVELS IN SIBERIA
"A dense, challenging, dazzling work that will leave readers exhausted but yearning for more."
The peripatetic author of Great Plains (1989) and On the Rez (2000) returns with an energetic, illuminating account of his several trips to Siberia, where his ferocious curiosity roamed the vast, enigmatic area. Read full book review >