Books Taxi by Khaled Alkhamissi Paperback, 192 pages, St Martins Pr, List Price: $22 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleTaxiAuthorKhaled Alkhamissi Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Genres: Fiction Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Taxi Book Your Trip Tales Of City Transit To Read While You Wait For The Bus June 17, 2014 From cabs to cable cars, there are all sorts of ways to travel around downtown. Step through the turnstile to find books that will take you from the London Tube to the New York City subway. An Egyptian protester waves his national flag in Cairo. Mohammed Abed/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Mohammed Abed/AFP/Getty Images Three Books... Revolutionary Reads For A North African Adventure June 15, 2012 Morning Edition's Steve Inskeep is on a journey from Carthage to Cairo. Here are two reading lists that will make his adventure a literary one. Three Books... Carthage To Cairo: 3 Books To Complete The Journey June 7, 2012 The Arab Spring caught many people by surprise — but that might not have been the case if you'd been reading literature from the region. Journalist Lin Noueihed recommends three books from Northern Africa. Do you have a favorite from one of these countries? Let us know in the comments.