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RECOMMENDED READING & FILMS

Learn More before you go

Now is a great time to start learning more about the places you’ll be visiting. Our hand-picked list of classic, new and hard-to-find books, maps and films can help you prepare for your journey and enrich your destinations. We are pleased to provide customized recommended reading lists and short filmographies courtesy of Longitude, a specialty bookseller. Click on your itinerary below to view a selection of items endorsed by a best-selling Longitude author and destinations expert. Essential Reading titles at the top of the list are offered at a 15 percent discount, including shipping.

For a more comprehensive list of Viking-curated films, visit us here.

Endorsed by best-selling travel writer David Downie, author of more than a dozen travel books and the forthcoming A Passion for Paris: Romanticism and Romance in the City of Light:

READING LISTS FOR EUROPE

READING LISTS FOR RUSSIA & UKRAINE

READING LISTS FOR ASIA

READING LISTS FOR EGYPT

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