Reads For The Road: Picks From A London Cabbie

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A cab parked on the street

The lazy days of summer are here — and if you find yourself needing a little excitement as you relax, there are plenty of books about adventures in far-off lands. London cabbie, bibliophile and Weekend Edition friend Will Grozier shares his recommendations for exciting summer reads. Click on each title to find more NPR coverage of the book.

The Aubrey–Maturin series by Patrick O'Brian

Captain Cook: Master of the Seas by Frank McLynn

The Oracle of Stamboul: A Novel by Michael David Lukas

The Lost Lady of the Amazon: The Story of Isabela Godin and Her Epic Journey by Anthony Smith



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