Litera-Trip | Vietnam 2018 Reading List

Litera-Trip is a new meme that I created for Words of Mystery that combines two of the things I love: books and travel. Here I will be sharing the books that I’ll be taking with me when I travel. The books will then be later reviewed in a future Midweek Mini Reviews post.

I’ll also be bringing along whatever review books I happen to still be reading by the time I have to leave. How about you guys? Have you read either of these books? Do you have any tips and reccomendations for Vietnam for me? Let me know in the comments below.

Vi by Kim Thúy



Kim Thúy is one of my favourite authours because of her lyrical and poetic prose. There still are not that many well-known Vietnamese authours and she definitely gets bonus points for being Canadian as well! It’s such a lucky coincidence that the English translation of her latest book Vi is out the same year I am going to Vietnam as it will be the perfect airplane read for me!

Lands of Lost Borders Out of Bounds on the Silk Road by Kate Harris

I was intrigued by this book because not only is it by a Canadian but the authour herself is one of Canada’s top ten adventurers. Lands of Lost Borders: Out of Bounds on the Silk Road  is the story of the journey she took with her friend along the fabled ancient network of trade routes known as the Silk Road which links Asia with the Middle East and Europe. Since I’ll be doing some traveling in Asia I thought this would be the perfect read to get me inspired to embark on a little exploration and adventuring on my own as well as with my family. 

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