When it comes to a long haul flight, one doesn’t have too many entertainment options. Though most of the airplanes now are equipped with WiFi, but there is something so amusing about finishing an excellent, addictive book from start to finish on a flight.
So, break from all those modern-day distractions with these 5 five books which are worth devouring on your next trip in the sky. Happy reading!
The Secret History
This book is a perfect escape while you are travelling! Based on a psychological drama which is set at a small college in Vermont, where a group of close friends murder a member of their own and attempt to cover it up.
Book by Donna Tartt
Genres: novel, fiction, mystery, psychological fiction
Goodreads Rating: 4.08/5
The Wild Places
The author travels in time as well as space in this book which is both an intellectual and a physical journey where he explores all different kinds of wilderness. His slow and philosophical style of writing is perfect for long plane journeys.
Book by Robert Macfarlane
Genres: Psychological fiction, novel
Goodreads Rating: 4.23/5
Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar
This book is rich in humor, insight, and compassion and acts as a balm for everything that life throws our way.
Book by Cheryl Strayed
Genres: Biography, autobiography, self-help book
Goodreads Rating: 4.29/5
A true story by Australian journalist Rusty Young. While backpacking in South America Young heard about Thomas McFadden, a convicted English drug trafficker who used to run illegal tours inside Bolivia’s San Pedro prison. This book is based on everything Young learned during those three months inside the prison.
Book by Rusty Young
Genres: Biography, true crime
Goodreads Rating: 4.22/5
The Shadow of the Wind
Set in Barcelona, this book follows the journey of Daniel, a book dealer’s son. The Shadow of the Wind is a triumph of a storyteller’s art.
Book by Carlos Ruiz Zafón
Genres: Mystery, novel
Goodreads Rating: 4.24/5
Till we meet again, have a safe and entertaining flight!