Cheryl Strayed is the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling memoir WILD, the bestselling advice essay collection TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS, the novel TORCH, and the quotes collection, BRAVE ENOUGH. Her books have been translated into forty languages around the world. WILD was chosen by Oprah Winfrey as her first selection for Oprah's Book Club 2.0. The Oscar-nominated movie adaptation of WILD stars Reese Witherspoon as Cheryl and Laura Dern as Cheryl's mother, Bobbi. The film was directed by Jean-Marc Vallée, with a screenplay by Nick Hornby. Strayed's essays have been published in The Best American Essays, the New York Times, the Washington Post Magazine, Vogue, Salon, The Sun, Tin House, and elsewhere. Strayed is the co-host, along with Steve Almond, of the WBUR podcast Dear Sugar Radio, which originated with her popular Dear Sugar advice column on The Rumpus. Strayed holds an MFA in fiction writing from Syracuse University and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota. She lives in Portland, Oregon.
Featured Article: 10 Best Travel Audiobooks to Inspire Your Next Adventure
Travel stories are some of the easiest in which to escape: vibrant descriptions of faraway places, adventurous plotlines, and offbeat characters make it possible to journey without leaving the house. We carefully selected the best travel audiobooks that allow listeners to live vicariously through both real and fictional adventures from around the world. For a captivating listen next time you’re craving an adventure, browse this list of the 10 best travel audiobooks.