by Lois Alter Mark

Books that will transport you around the world

Books have the ability transport you to places and make you feel like you’ve actually been there.

Here are a few works that will take you around the world without ever leaving your couch.

The Great Alone

This unforgettable novel, by bestselling author Kristin Hannah, takes you deep into the Alaskan wilderness in a way you’ll never experience on a traditional outing.

Find Me Unafraid: Love, Loss, and Hope in an African Slum

This true story details how Kennedy Odede and Jessica Posner fell in love, then started a movement to change the lives of young girls in Africa.

To Shake the Sleeping Self: A Journey from Oregon to Patagonia, and a Quest for a Life with No Regret

Instagram sensation Jedidiah Jenkins brings readers along for a ride that is, at turns, joyful, monotonous, painful and fulfilling but always honest.

Leave Only Footprints: My Acadia-to-Zion Journey Through Every National Park

This fascinating memoir documents the journey of Conor Knighton of "CBS Sunday Morning" to visit all 59 national parks.

At Home At Highclere: Entertaining at The Real Downton Abbey

Get an insider’s look at the Crawleys’ iconic home through this juicy book written by the real Lady of the house, The Countess of Carnarvon.

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