That's where the most important things come from, where you yourself came from, and where you will go."
She does not allow herself academic verbal tics, or excess verbiage, but neither does she shy away from the syntactical complexity of acadmic writing.
Ms. Solnit's writing is always intelligent, what I like about this book is that it is short and personally revealing.
In this ‚field guide’ Rebecca Solnit - activist, poet, philosopher, polymath - ruminates on a question that rankles our solution-obsessed and risk-averse society: how to get lost? Read morePublished 1 month ago by Philippe Vandenbroeck
I bought this book hoping to find some kind of wisdom about exploring the world and ones self, but for the most part, it did not do that for me. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Sam McCuskey
My favorite book by Solnit is Wanderlust:a History of Walking. I enjoyed these essays but found myself getting lost at times. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Gregorio
Ms Solnit writes of distance, loss and the color blue. Losing oneself, or the portions that don't work, and finding oneself newly conceived are themes that call to me. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Nancy V. Whitcomb
Solnit draws heavily on insights gained from classic artists of all stripes, especially painters. With style and grace she connects them with the finest of human perceptions... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Richard Hanson
Book arrived in good condition! Haven't begun to read it but look forward to doing so with excitement! Should be a great readPublished 6 months ago by M. Jackson
R, Solnit present a wonderful recount of past and present events, weaved into masterly storytelling and what happens when you set out on a trail and then become lost and gaining... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Sandra Samudio
This is one of those books that I wish would have kept going and going. I was lost in the book and subsequently went on to read just about everything else she wrote. Read morePublished 7 months ago by andrea from Madison, WI