Travel the US with Books

Learn about unfamiliar places with this list of 100+ books compiled by Meghan Collins Sullivan, Maureen Pao, Miranda Mazariegos and Fi O’Reilly for NPR. I’m personally looking forward to reading The Round House by Louise Erdrich and Perma Red by Debra Magpie Earling!

As the summer travel season kicks off, many of us look forward to exploring new places on trips away from home. To help with this, NPR asked poets laureate, state librarians, bookstore owners and other literary luminaries from all 50 states — plus the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico — to recommend quintessential reads that illuminate where they live.

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