From the moment Cheryl Strayed picks up her only remaining hiking boot, chucks it off the side of a ridge and continues her trek up the 2,653-mile-long Pacific Crest Trail, Strayed has any reader with a sense of adventure hooked into her best-selling memoir, Wild.
(Am I doing this whole book review thing right by first talking about a completely different book than the one I’m reviewing? Yes, in this case:)
In our morning reading: an interview with Paul Lisicky, remembrances of Tom Petty, and much more.
I’m not sure if Americans being reluctant to get out and see more of the country and world is strictly a post 9/11 thing, like we’re not safe here, but we’re way less safe anywhere else, or if it’s always been this way. All I know is that I don’t see that many great books about stepping out of your comfort zone and into the back of a car or hiking for miles. There are glimmering examples, memoirs that have […]
In our afternoon reading: interviews with Cheryl Strayed and Joe Hill, labels that did notable work in 2015, adapting Neil Gaiman short stories as comics, and more.
In our weekend reading: an interview with Cheryl Strayed, a report from Book Riot Live, recommended science fiction novels, and more.
In our afternoon reading: a review of Philip Glass’s new book, interviews with Roxane Gay and Cheryl Strayed, new fiction from Adrian Van Young, and more.
In our morning reading: Teju Cole on the film Three Colors: Red, an interview with Chris Kraus, the best of Cheryl Strayed’s “Dear Sugar” columns, and more.
This afternoon: revisiting the novels of Barry Gifford, new writing from Kwame Opam, talking with Cheryl Strayed, cyberpunk and contemporary culture, and more.