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22 Books for the Armchair Traveler

Ready to get away? Whether you're taking a vacation around the world or just wish you could, these books will take you on an adventure without your feet ever leaving the ground.
  • Rebecca Shulba

    Undress Me in the Temple of Heaven - a memoir of a 21 yr old Susan Gilman's backpacking trip to China in 1986. Super interesting snapshot into Communist China through a 21 yr old's eyes though it develops more into a memoir of the crazy relationship between the author and her traveling partner...which is JUST as interesting! worth a read if you like memoirs. (March)

  • Jill Kane

    from Oprah's 20 Books for the Armchair Traveler

  • Kelsey Owens

    Undress Me in the Temple of Heaven by Susan Jane Gilman - READ!

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