Asia

order:
7.8
China

Ma Jian

Is this just a Chinese stream of consciousness or is it an overlooked gem?

6.5
China

Richard Halliburton

Does it make sense to refer to this author as the godfather of travel writing?

4.8
China

Nadine Hudson

Why is it often better for a writer to not put things into perspective?

Alec Ash "Wish Lanterns"
5
China

Alec Ash

Did something go wrong when a book needs an author’s note to explain itself?

Fabian Sixtus Körner - "Journeyman"
4
Australia

Fabian Sixtus Körner

Do nice photos, a lot of visited countries, and slick design make for a good travel book?

Eric Newby - "A Short Walk In The Hindu Kush"
6.5
Afghanistan

Eric Newby

Why is this humorous travel book such a classic?

Ding Haixiao - "Ten Years Of Hitchhiking"
4.5
China

Ding Haixiao

What happens to a story when the writer gets caught up in old books and theories?

Stephen Spender's "China Diary"
4.3
China

Stephen Spender

Is this a coffee table book or a regular travelogue, and is it worth a read?

Evan Osnos' "Age Of Ambition"
6
China

Evan Osnos

If some of the superlatives and comparisons used in this book are lame, why is it still so good?

Rob Lilwall's "Walking Home From Mongolia"
5
China

Rob Lilwall

How could a book about an adventure like this turn out to be so boring?

Mitch Moxley's "Apologies To My Censor"
4.3
China

Mitch Moxley

Does the expat experience really keep people from growing old?

Erwin Wickert's "China Seen From Within"
4.3
China

Erwin Wickert

Could this book have been better if the writer wasn’t a diplomat?

Serge Roetheli's - "The 25,000 Mile Love Story"
4.8
Argentinia

Serge Roetheli

How can a book about a man running around the whole world be so boring?