An Innocent Abroad Life-Changing Trips from 35 Great Writers - A Lonely Planet travel "guide" about trips taken when young, new to travel or in cases where a different choice could have been made and they went anyway.
South And West by Joan Didion - In 1970 California native Joan went on a road trip through the southern states. This book is the notes she took on that trip. The writing is amazing. The second part of the book is California notes begging the question of who we are because of the places we hail from or live.
French Women Don't Get Facelifts by Mireille Guiliano - Not because they don't have to, but because they don't want to. A lifestyle guide to staying youthful looking after 40. Even though 40 is pretty youthful nowadays.
Ask Me Again Tomorrow A Life in Progress by Olympia Dukakis - Olympia not only tells about her life and issues; she also analyzes it all for herself and her reader. An inspirational and aspirational book.