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“Books to spark your wanderlust for travel to France, Italy and beyond,” was the subject of an interview I recently did with PBS

Great novels to read before you travel.

(Public Broadcasting Service).


What do you think of the ten best books I recommended?

France: A Moveable Feast, Ernest Hemingway,  La Seduction by Elaine Sciolino. The Piano Shop on the Left Bank by T. E. Carhart, Books, Baguettes and Bedbugs by Jeremy Mercer, The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery, A Year in Provence, by Peter Mayle.

Italy: The Agony and the Ecstasy, A Biographical Novel of Michelangelo by Irving Stone, Angels and Demons by Dan Brown, Roma by Steven Saylor, The Birth of Venus by Sarah Dunant,

Please add to my list with your favorite travel books for any destination.

Happy Reading.