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Ten New Travel Books to Read When You’re Stuck at Home

Don’t let the coronavirus quarantine hold you back from becoming an armchair traveler

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Let’s be real: Being under self-quarantine during the coronavirus outbreak is proving to be incredibly monotonous. You can only play so many rounds of gin rummy with your family (we’re looking at you, Tom Hanks!), and even browsing the web gets a bit dull after a while. So why not become an armchair traveler instead? We’ve done the hard part—rounding up ten of the best travel books published thus far in 2020 (plus a few others on the horizon that will be released in the coming days)—to help get you through this uncertain time.

About Jennifer Nalewicki

Jennifer Nalewicki is a Brooklyn-based journalist. Her articles have been published in The New York Times, Scientific American, Popular Mechanics, United Hemispheres and more. You can find more of her work at her website.

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