Travel the world through books.
Travel to Brazil with Gabriella Burnham, author of the acclaimed debut novel, It Is Wood, It Is Stone. In this interview, Burnham shares her favorite places, foods, and memories of Brazil including delicious dishes like the stew called feijoada and the delicious barbecue, churrascaria. Learn about her favorite places to visit beyond the cities of Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo and get an inside look at the diverse people and places that make up Brazil.
Travel to Malaysia with Zen Cho, author of the new fantasy novel Black Water Sister. Born and raised in Malaysia, she now lives in the United Kingdom. In this interview, Zen talks about her favorite places and foods in Malaysia and recommends books to read that are set in Malaysia.
Travel to Indonesia with Jesse Q. Sutanto, the author of Dial A for Aunties, her hilarious and delightful novel that reveals what happens when you mix 1 (accidental) murder with 2 thousand wedding guests, and then toss in a possible curse on 3 generations of an immigrant Chinese-Indonesian family…you get 4 meddling Asian aunties coming to the rescue! Get the inside scoop on Indonesia including recommendations about what to eat and drink and where to visit.
Travel to Morocco with Laila Lalami, the author of The Other Americans. Born in Rabat, Lalami shares her favorite places, foods, and memories from around the country. If you're planning a trip to Morocco, or just dreaming of one, don't miss her book recommendations from novels set in the country to nonfiction to cookbooks.
Travel to South Korea with Michelle Zauner, best known as a singer and guitarist who creates dreamy indie pop under the name Japanese Breakfast and author of the new memoir Crying in H Mart. Zauner shares her favorite places to eat, drink, and visit pluse she recommends the best books to read if you're planning your own trip to South Korea.