Five Travel Books That Changed Me

These volumes sparked my muse — and my wanderlust

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Travel writing is an odd duck. For a genre allegedly grounded in geography, it is difficult to pin down, neither here nor there. The term encompasses both the fluff piece about a beach resort and the spellbinding account of an Arctic expedition. Some critics insist it doesn’t exist at all. Travel writing is simply what…