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The dog days stretch out in front of us in all their indolent or pulse-quickening glory, depending on your style. This sunny season is paved with compelling stories to be lazily read by the beach or gobbled up on a long-haul flight to your next adventure. Our summer reading list of new #TripLit ranges from fiction to memoir, but each read evokes a great sense of place—and is sure to inspire future travel.

They say you can’t go home again, but after a recent trip to Connecticut, I’ve concluded that it’s not that simple.

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Tonight at the National Geographic Society, Traveler Trip Lit Columnist Don George sits down with best-selling author Frances Mayes–of the wildly popular memoir-turned-movie Under the Tuscan Sun–to discuss her latest memoir Every Day in Italy, about renovating a 13th-century house in the mountains above Cortona. Tickets for the event are sold out, but you can…