Books The Flying Troutmans A Novel by Miriam Toews Paperback, 275 pages, Pgw, List Price: $14.95 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleThe Flying TroutmansSubtitleA NovelAuthorMiriam Toews Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Other editions available for purchase: Hardcover, 275 pages, Pgw, $24, published October 1 2008 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleThe Flying TroutmansSubtitleA NovelAuthorMiriam Toews Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Book Summary Follow the Troutmans as they learn about themselves and each other through chaos as diverse as their personalities, while embarking on a journey across the United States weathering sleazy motel rooms, car repairs, and bizarre people. Genres: Fiction Facebook Twitter Email NPR stories about The Flying Troutmans iStockphoto.com The Week's Best Stories From NPR Books The Mile High Book Club: Great Airplane Reads December 23, 2009 Travel can be stressful, with flight delays, waiting rooms, and hours in economy class. One of the best ways to survive this mayhem is with a good book. Author Susan Jane Gilman offers suggestions for six great books that won't embarrass you in airports. The Mile High Book Club: Great Airplane Reads Listen · 3:54 3:54 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/121507264/124210746" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Excerpts: Best Books 2009 Excerpt: 'The Flying Troutmans' December 23, 2009 Miriam Toews' novel is a light, modern On the Road: a poignant American road-trip novel with a twist. It's Canadian.