This Pulitzer Prize-winning novel focuses on Arthur Less, a middle-aged writer who has been invited to the wedding of his former lover. In order to avoid the occasion, he accepts literary invitations from around the world, traveling to Mexico, Italy, India, Japan and more.

Wonderful and surprising events take place during his travels, where he has new experiences based on his exotic locales. A twist at the end leaves the reader satisfied with the stories of Less’s adventures and future happiness.