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Lonely Planet Better Than Fiction:True Travel Tales from Great Fiction Writers

The editors at Lonely Planet Publications combine travel with literary memoir when they ask 32 well-known fiction writers to recall some of their most remarkable experiences on the road. Alexander McCall Smith, Joyce Carol Oates, and Isabel Allende (among others) journey around the globe to share their adventures in Antarctica, Java, Luxembourg, Malawi, Mexico, Rome, the Solomon Islands, and San Quentin prison. For armchair travelers everywhere.