By Travel + Leisure
Updated: February 02, 2017

Remember the days of canoe trips, macramé bracelets, musty dining halls, and campfire sing-alongs?In essays and short stories by writers such as David Sedaris, Margaret Atwood, and ZZ Packer, Sleepaway (Riverhead, $14), edited by Eric Simonoff, recalls the thrills, frustrations, and—yes—homesickness of going to summer camp as an adolescent.