Books When Wanderers Cease to Roam A Traveler's Journal of Staying Put by Vivian Swift Hardcover, 197 pages, St Martins Pr, List Price: $20 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleWhen Wanderers Cease to RoamSubtitleA Traveler's Journal of Staying PutAuthorVivian Swift Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Book Summary Presents the author's journal entries and sketches of her home on the Long Island Sound, where she settled after traveling the world and desiring a quiet place to analyze her life. Genres: Nonfiction Biography & Memoir Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about When Wanderers Cease to Roam Heather Murphy Best Books Of 2009 Librarian Nancy Pearl's 2009 Under-The-Radar Books December 10, 2009 The end of another year means another giant stack of books you missed during the past 12 months. Nancy Pearl, our favorite librarian, stops by to share recommendations that should keep old, young and 'tween readers content. Librarian Nancy Pearl's 2009 Under-The-Radar Books Listen · 7:19 7:19 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/121243815/121274741" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Excerpts: Best Books 2009 Excerpt: 'When Wanderers Cease To Roam' December 10, 2009 Vivian Swift's book of memories, in words and drawings, stems from 20 years of world travel but was composed after the author settled down in a small village on Long Island Sound. Her book, part diary and part graphic novel, is about her new life and her past travels.