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I don’t judge a book by its cover. Not me.

I judge a book by where it takes me – places to see, eat and stay. And if I like those places, I pack my bags and go. I go with my Traveling Book Club, with my family (they’re a little tired of it) or by myself. I’ve been going and going – finding, photographing and writing about literary locations. I’ve tripped on – let’s see – maybe fifty books? And now, I’m unveiling my adventures – and tour guides – one book at a time here at Tripping on Books.

Let the Adventures Begin!

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He that would bring home the wealth of the Indies must carry the wealth of the Indies with him.

So it is in traveling. A man must carry knowledge with him if he would bring home knowledge.”   

— Samuel Johnson



… is where you’ll find smaller literary adventures and the other things I trip on.

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