Spring is here, and there’s no better time to dream about escaping to far off destinations. Paris, Venice, Buenos Aires, Hawaii—the world is your oyster, and these seven armchair travel titles are ready to be cracked open and savored. From April 9 to April 22, you can purchase any of them for only $1.99. So pack your book bag, escape from the ordinary, and leap into Algonquin’s far-flung adventures.
Penelope Rowlands’s Paris Was Ours
David Sedaris, Diane Johnson, Judith Thurman, and Edmund White are but a few of the writers who expound upon the fateful allure of one of the world’s must seductive cities.
Maria Finn’s Hold Me Tight & Tango Me Home
A best bet for fans of Eat, Pray, Love. From New York City to Argentina, Maria Finn discovers that you can dance away from a cheating heart and back to a life you have always imagined.
Marlena De Blasi’s A Thousand Days in Venice
When American chef and food writer Marlena de Blasi travels to Venice, the last thing that she ever imagined would be on the menu was love. A delicious feast of food, travel, and romance.
Mary-Lou Weisman’s Traveling While Married
From honeymoon to Elderhostel, join Mary-Lou and her husband as they navigate the peaks and valleys of a lifetime of a travel a deux.
Isadora Tattlin’s Cuba Diaries
Tattlin’s engaging and enlightening story of living in Havana, candidly reveals the culture, history, politics, and everyday life of Castro’s Cuba. A vivid and lively postcard of an enigmatic country.
Dana Sachs’s The House on Dream Street
A young American recounts her experience with discovering and falling hopelessly in love with a former enemy: Vietnam. A moving tribute to the beauty, the culture, and, most of all, the Vietnamese that embraced her as one of their own.
Lucinda Fleeson’s Waking Up in Eden
Known as the “Extinction Capitol of the World,” Hawaii is losing native species at an alarming rate. Journalist Fleeson dives deep into the region’s history and finds herself on a mission to protect an endangered paradise.