There's a world of new ideas in every books newsletter.
Select free newsletters:
Reader recommendation: The Last Train to Zona Verde
Monitor readers share their favorite book picks.
By Valerie Gardner, Cornville, Ariz.
The Last Train to Zona Verde by Paul Theroux is the one of the most honest, outstanding, and sad travel books on Africa ever written. This book is a masterpiece that makes one weep for its accuracy and fiercely sad depiction.