16 Little Books To Read On Long Journeys

    Short enough to finish in one plane, train, or car ride. Meaningful enough to stick with you throughout your travels.

    1. Dubliners by James Joyce

    2. Cosmopolis by Don DeLillo

    3. A Year in Provence by Peter Mayle

    4. Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri

    5. Speedboat by Renata Adler

    6. Leaving the Atocha Station by Ben Lerner

    7. Invisible Cities by Italo Calvino

    8. The Motorcycle Diaries by Che Guevara

    9. Death in Venice by Thomas Mann

    10. Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse

    11. The Crying of Lot 49 by Thomas Pynchon

    12. We the Animals by Justin Torres

    13. The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder

    14. The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway

    15. Train Dreams by Denis Johnson

    16. A Small Place by Jamaica Kincaid