12 Escapist Nonfiction Books That Will Spirit You Away

Seeking solace? Find yourself immersed in a wholly different world with these nonfiction reads.

collage of book covers, escapist nonfiction
Inside of Time

Inside of Time

By Ruth Gruber

The Land of Little Rain

The Land of Little Rain

By Mary Austin

Chocolate

Chocolate

By Kay Frydenborg

Bohemian Paris

Bohemian Paris

By Dan Franck

Breaking van Gogh

Breaking van Gogh

By James Grundvig

George Washington's Expense Account

George Washington's Expense Account

By Marvin Kitman and Gen. George Washington

Big Bosses

Big Bosses

By Althea McDowell Altemus

Cool

Cool

By Salvatore Basile

Chasing Aphrodite

Chasing Aphrodite

By Jason Felch and Ralph Frammolino

The Gift of Thanks

The Gift of Thanks

By Margaret Visser

Voices from the World of Jane Austen

Voices from the World of Jane Austen

By Malcolm Day