Cloud Atlas, by David Mitchell
Random House Trade Paperbacks (August 17, 2004)
6 lives transcend time and place and weave together to create a thought provoking ending.
Bantam Books (February 2003)
A hilarious guide for world travelers.
Random House Trade Paperbacks (August 31, 2004)
The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, the Man Who Would Cure the World
The Great Railway Bazaar, by Paul Theroux
Mariner Books (June 1, 2006)
Across Asia by Train
The Soccer War, by Ryszard Kapuściński 
Vintage (February 4, 1992)
The memoirs of a Polish reporter
The Innocents Abroad, by Mark Twain
MobileReference; Modern Library edition (March 10, 2008)
A steamship trip to the Holy Land
The Size of the World, by Jeff Greenwald
Ballantine Books (March 11, 1997)
Round the world without flying.
Vintage (September 12, 1970)
Blindness, by Jose Saramago
Harvest Books (October 31, 1999)
The disasterous effects of a whole civilization going blind.
Seeing, by Jose Saramago
Harvest Books (April 9, 2007)
An unnamed civilization challenges normal democracy.