Travelers who are spending any amount of time in Moncton should make it a point to check out some of the writings of Northrop Frye.  This famous author lived in the area and is highly regarded there.  In fact, one of the best events in the entire area is the annual Northrop Frye Festival  which takes place there each April.  Brief biography of Northrop Frye.

Travelers who are less interested in the literary aspects of Moncton and more interested in the nitty gritty of what to see and do in the area will want to pick up travel guides for the New Brunswick area.   Good choices for these travel guides include the New Brunswick ello Canada guide for the area by Kumari Campbell, the Moon Handbooks Atlantic Canada book  and Frommer’s Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and PEI guide.

Outdoor adventurers may be interested in The Trails of Greater Moncton by Kate Merlin, as well as A Hiking Guide to New Brunswick by H.A. and Marianne Eiselt.

A specialty book which might be of interest to some Moncton visitors is The Struggle to Serve: A History of the Moncton Hospital by William Godfrey.