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Literary Travelogue Challenge

Traveling to a state, or multiple states, within the US over the summer? Check out the Literary Map and read the book suggested for that state - of course, you can read other states' books as well. Here's the challenge: if Cellar Door customers collectively read all fifty states (52 books), we'll have a Literary Travelogue party in the late summer or early fall for all who fulfilled the challenge. 

Our Facebook page will have an Event set up so that you can post your comments on the books, photos of you and your book in the matching state, or whatever else will add to our literary travels. You can also post your photos and comments on Tumblr or Twitter using #cellardoorlittravel, or post photos to Instagram and tag us (@cellardoorbookstore). No matter where you decide to share your literary travels, we hope to have as much participation as possible!  And no, books you've already read don't count! Some of the books are kids' books, so involve the whole family. 

Of course, we have all of the books and some maps available for purchase, and a display in-store with the all books. Let us know which book(s) you're reading in-store or by emailing us at info@cellardoorbookstore.com and we'll mark them on the Literary Map! 

States/books taken so far: Washington, Northern California, Hawaii, Alaska, Arizona, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Wisconsin, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Southern Texas.

Books by State:

  1. Washington: Another Roadside Attraction 
  2. Oregon: Geek Love 
  3. Northern California: Drop City 
  4. Southern California: Play It As It Lays 
  5. Hawaii: Moloka'i 
  6. Alaska: To the Bright Edge of the World
  7. Idaho: Housekeeping
  8. Nevada: Grind
  9. Utah: The Lonely Polygamist 
  10. Arizona: Animal Dreams
  11. Montana: Breaking Clean
  12. Wyoming: Close Range
  13. Colorado: The Shining
  14. New Mexico: Ceremony
  15. North Dakota: Love Medicine
  16. South Dakota: By the Shores of Silver Lake
  17. Nebraska: My Antonia
  18. Kansas: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
  19. Oklahoma: True Grit
  20. Texas: Lonesome Dove
  21. Texas: All the Pretty Horses
  22. Minnesota: The Things They Carried
  23. Iowa: A Thousand Acres
  24. Missouri: Winter's Bone
  25. Arkansas: Summer of My German Soldier
  26. Louisiana: A Confederacy of Dunces
  27. Wisconsin: American Gods
  28. Illinois: The House on Mango Street
  29. Indiana: The Stone
  30. Kentucky: Jayber Crow
  31. Tennessee: A Death in the Family
  32. Mississippi: Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
  33. Alabama: Inside Out and Back Again
  34. Michigan: True North
  35. Ohio: Beloved
  36. West Virginia: John Henry Days
  37. Virginia: The Known World
  38. North Carolina: A Short Hostory of a Small Place
  39. South Carolina: The Prince of Tides
  40. Georgia: Gone With the Wind
  41. Florida: Their Eyes Were Watching God
  42. Maine: Olive Kittredge
  43. New Hampshire: Hotel New Hampshire
  44. Vermont: Midwives
  45. Massachusetts: Townie
  46. Delaware: The Book of Unknown Americans
  47. Maryland: The Accidental Tourist
  48. Rhode Island: The Marriage Plot
  49. Connecticut: Revolutionary Road
  50. New York: The Bonfire of the Vanities
  51. New Jersey: Election
  52. Pennsylvania: The Killer Angels
Drop City Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780142003800
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Penguin Books - January 27th, 2004

Geek Love Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780375713347
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Published: Vintage - June 11th, 2002

Another Roadside Attraction Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780553349481
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Published: Bantam - April 7th, 1990

Grind Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781937226039
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Published: Torrey House Press - December 18th, 2012

The Lonely Polygamist Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780393339710
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 29th, 2011

Animal Dreams Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780062278500
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Published: Harper Perennial - May 7th, 2013

The Shining Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780307743657
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Published: Anchor Books - June 26th, 2012

Close Range: Wyoming Stories Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780684852225
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Published: Scribner Book Company - February 10th, 2000

Love Medicine Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780061787423
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Published: Harper Perennial - May 2009

Ceremony Cover Image
By Leslie Marmon Silko, Larry McMurtry (Introduction by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143104919
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Published: Penguin Books - January 2007

True North Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780802142061
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Published: Grove/Atlantic - July 22nd, 2005

A Thousand Acres Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781400033836
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Published: Anchor Books - December 2nd, 2003

By the Shores of Silver Lake Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780064400053
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Published: HarperTrophy - April 8th, 2008

All the Pretty Horses Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780679744399
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Published: Vintage Books USA - June 23rd, 1993

True Grit Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781590204597
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Published: Overlook Press - November 5th, 2010

John Henry Days Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780385498203
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Published: Anchor Books - May 14th, 2002

The Wizard of Oz Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780142427507
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Published: Puffin Books - July 11th, 2013

To the Bright Edge of the World Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780316242851
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Published: Little Brown and Company - August 2nd, 2016

Olive Kitteridge Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780812971835
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Published: Random House Trade - September 30th, 2008

Midwives Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780375706776
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Published: Vintage Books USA - November 8th, 1998

Beloved Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781400033416
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Vintage - June 8th, 2004

The House on Mango Street Cover Image
$11.95
ISBN: 9780679734772
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Vintage Books USA - April 3rd, 1991

American Gods: Author's Perferred Text Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062080233
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Published: William Morrow & Company - February 5th, 2013

Summer of My German Soldier Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780141306360
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Puffin Books - September 1999

The Stone Diaries Cover Image
By Carol Shields, Penelope Lively (Introduction by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143105503
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Published: Penguin Books - October 2008

Inside Out & Back Again Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780061962790
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Published: HarperCollins Publishers - January 2nd, 2013

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780140384512
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Published: Speak - November 27th, 2001

Jayber Crow Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781582431604
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Published: Counterpoint LLC - August 30th, 2001

A Death in the Family Cover Image
By James Agee, Steve Earle (Introduction by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143105718
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Published: Penguin Books - September 2009

Gone with the Wind Cover Image
By Margaret Mitchell, Pat Conroy (Preface by)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781451635621
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Published: Scribner Book Company - May 3rd, 2011

The Prince of Tides Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780553381542
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Published: Dial Press - March 26th, 2002

Their Eyes Were Watching God Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780061120060
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Published: HarperCollins Publishers - May 30th, 2006

The Hotel New Hampshire Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780345417954
Availability: Special Order
Published: Ballantine Books - June 23rd, 1997

My Antonia Cover Image
$7.95
ISBN: 9780395755143
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Mariner Books - September 21st, 1995

The Known World Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780061159176
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Published: Amistad Press - August 29th, 2006

Revolutionary Road Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780375708442
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Published: Vintage Books USA - April 25th, 2000

The Accidental Tourist Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780345452009
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Published: Vintage - April 9th, 2002

The Book of Unknown Americans Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780345806406
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Published: Vintage - March 3rd, 2015

The Killer Angels Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780345407276
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Published: Ballantine Books - May 28th, 1996

A Confederacy of Dunces Cover Image
By John Kennedy Toole, Walker Percy (Foreword by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780802130204
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Published: Grove Press - January 21st, 1994

Townie: A Memoir Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780393340679
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 6th, 2012

A Short History of a Small Place Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780142003626
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Published: Penguin Books - September 30th, 2003

Moloka'i Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780312304355
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - October 4th, 2004

Lonesome Dove Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781439195260
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Published: Simon & Schuster - June 15th, 2010

Play It as It Lays Cover Image
By Joan Didion, David Thomson (Introduction by)
$15.00
ISBN: 9780374529949
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Published: Farrar Straus Giroux - November 15th, 2005

Housekeeping Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780312424091
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Published: Picador USA - November 2004

The Things They Carried Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780618706419
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Published: Mariner Books - October 13th, 2009

Winter's Bone Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780316066419
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Published: Back Bay Books - July 11th, 2007

The Bonfire of the Vanities Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780312427573
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Published: Picador USA - March 4th, 2008

The Marriage Plot Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250014764
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Picador USA - September 4th, 2012

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