For readers who enjoy travel narratives and expatriate fiction, we offer the following selection of classic titles.
by Leonard Woolf
Woolf served for two years as a colonial administrator in Sri Lanka and came home and wrote a masterpiece. A young man, just discovering himself, Woolf puzzles over the meaning of his experiences and enlightens us all in the process. The prose is as rich as the observations it records.
by Aldous Huxley
If Leonard Woolf hadn’t written Growing, Huxley would get the nod as the master of reflective travel. In format, this is the standard narrative of a journey—from India throughout much of southeast Asia and the Pacific—but little happens that doesn’t start Huxley thinking. ...