For the first time in a really, really, really long time I finished TWO books in one month. My younger self scoffs at this “accomplishment,” but in response I say, that’s enough of your shade, kiddo. 1,068 more words
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“I was born lost and
take no pleasure
in being found.”
That quote resonates with me. What did John Steinbeck feel?
He was a celebrity when he wrote this in “Travels with Charley”, a travelogue about him crossing America in a camper with his poodle Charley in the 60s.165 more words
Journalism and romanticism. A duo of unhappy bedfellows.
In the depiction of Chris McCandless and Robyn Davidson’s respective quests, Davidson and Krakauer provokes the reader to consider whether journalistic (and adamantly unromantic) writing is truly capable of portraying and delivering romantic version of a subject’s travel experience. 584 more words