The 87 Greatest Travel Books of All Time, According to Authors
There are an astounding number of travel books out there. How to choose the best of the best? Back in 2007, Traveler enlisted a literary all-star jury that included Monica Ali, Vikram Chandra, Jared Diamond, Jennifer Egan, John McPhee, Francine Prose, Paul Theroux, Gore Vidal, and more to create a comprehensive list of the greatest travel books of all time. We’ve since updated the list with Traveler editors’ picks, some of which were published in the last decade and have already made their mark.