Book Reviews

Matador runs book review series around our community member’s favorite reads along with special articles on photography, travel story collections, and classics of travel writing.

We occasionally run literary criticism as well, analyzing writers’ techniques and styles. Have a book you’d like reviewed? Please contact us.

8 foreign language books that every English speaker needs to read

The 10 best books to read during your summer vacation

5 books I can’t read without wanting to hit the road

5 books you should read for Earth Day

7 road trip books that will stoke your wanderlust

5 books about Muslims and Islam you should read to fight islamophobia

6 books about being LGBTQ+ every ally should read

9 books that will satisfy you more than a hot date this Valentine’s Day

7 books by women that will change the way you see the world

9 books you should read to help you lift the current gloom

The 9 foreign books we think you should read in 2017 and why

7 books that will make you feel like you’re in another country

4 books that feel like travel

My year reading a book from every country in the world

The 45 best books to read on the road

Travel writing is more than just white male authors. Here are 10 travel memoirs by writers of color.

10 reasons why Lonely Planet guidebooks aren’t as good as they used to be

E.M. Forster and the dirty side of finding yourself abroad

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