Archive: November 11, 2007 - November 17, 2007

Travel Books That Will Take You Far

As the days get shorter and colder, vicarious adventure starts looking better than the real thing. Here, chosen in part to reflect the range of the planet's ecosystems, are half-a-dozen great books for the armchair explorer: 1. Arabian Sands (1959), by Wilfred Thesiger. From 1945-50, Thesiger spent as much time...

By Christian Pelusi | November 15, 2007; 7:02 AM ET | Comments (11)

 

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