The 12 Best Books to Read About Morocco is a hand curated list of our editor’s picks of the Best Books to read before you visit Morocco. These Best Books to Read before you visit Morocco offer an insight into the country’s history, culture and traditions. Preparing an exciting Reading list of Morocco Books ranging from History to Fiction and Non Fiction as well as Design & Decor is part of the the holiday planning process.
To better understand Morocco’s traditions, make sure to carve out time before your trip to read, listen to Moroccan Music and watch Moroccan Films. From Galvin Maxwell’s account of the rise and fall of the House of Glaoui to Tahir Shah’s story of moving his family to Casablanca and Paul Bowles, Spider’s House that weaves a web through the ancient medina of Fes our Morocco Reading List is a must for your Morocco adventure.
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In Morocco – By Edith Wharton
Morocco That Was – By Water Harris
For Bread Alone – By Mohammed Choukri
In Arabian Nights: A Caravan of Moroccan Dreams – By Tahir Shah
Lords of the Atlas: The Rise and Fall of the House of Glaoua – By Gavin Maxwell
The Last Storytellers: Tales from the Heart of Morocco – By Richard Hamilton
The Caliph’s House: A Year in Casablanca – By Tahir Shah
The Spiders House – By Paul Bowles
Dreams of Trespass: Tales of A Harem – By Fatima Mernissi
The Sand Child – By Tahar Ben Jelloun