11 Winter Reads to Get You Through the Cold

Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home.”― Edith Sitwell

While we heartily agree with Dame Ediths sentiments, we would add that winter is the best time of year to get lost in a good book. And while some may seek to escape the chill with stories set in tropical climes, we prefer to embrace the season with tales of the tundra.

Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak

The Endurance by Caroline Alexander

A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin

Hot Chocolate by Michael Turback

The Ice Balloon by Alec Wilkinson

The Ski House Cookbook by Tina Anderson and Sarah Pinneo

The Snowman by Raymond Briggs

Swimming to Antarctica by Lynne Cox

Winter Count by Barry Lopez

The Winter Palace by Eva Stachniak

The Winter’s Tale by William Shakespeare