Writing Home: This Season's Authors Share How Travel Shaped Their Stories

As readers, we sometimes want to escape into elaborate fictional worlds. But at other times—especially when we have travel on the brain—there's a different set of books we gravitate toward: the ones that help us experience and learn about a real destination, guided by the intimate knowledge of an author who knows it well. In the following interviews and essays, seven of the year's most celebrated authors compare the homes they've left with the homes they've found elsewhere—and reveal their greatest travel experiences and tips. Look no further: Your fall reading list is here.

Writing Home: This Season's Authors Share How Travel Shaped Their Stories