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RECOMMENDED READING

Recommended Reading

Learn More before you go

Now is a great time to start learning more about the places you’ll be visiting. Our hand-picked list of classic, new and hard-to-find books, maps and films can help you prepare for your journey and enrich your destinations. We are pleased to provide customized recommended reading lists and short filmographies courtesy of Longitude, a specialty bookseller. Click on your itinerary below to view a selection of items endorsed by a best-selling Longitude author and destinations expert. Essential Reading titles at the top of the list are offered at a 15 percent discount, including shipping.

For a more comprehensive list of Viking-curated films, visit us here.

Endorsed by historian and travel writer Roger Crowley, best-selling author of myriad narrative history titles, including City of Fortune: How Venice Won and Lost a Naval Empire and Empires of the Sea: The Final Battle for the Mediterranean.

READING LISTS FOR THE BALTIC & NORTHERN EUROPE

READING LISTS FOR THE AMERICAS & CARIBBEAN

READING LISTS FOR THE MEDITERRANEAN & ADRIATIC

READING LISTS FOR THE ASIA & AUSTRALIA

READING LISTS FOR WORLD & GRAND VOYAGES

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