The Most Iconic Books Set in 150 Countries Around the World

« Reading a book allows you to visit somewhere new, transporting you to the past, an imagined future, and entirely new worlds.

The best books are set in locations that are so vivid they feel like another character in the story. Many books are written by a local author who knows the back streets and unspoken history of a place. Occasionally an author will fall deeply in love with a new place, however, and base a fantastically evocative setting on an adopted home instead. (…)

Get ready to travel someplace new without even putting on your shoes. Sit back, get comfortable, and read your way through our list of books set in 150 countries around the world. (…) »