Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk

26 May 2020 | By Kathleen Rooney | Filed in: walking.

It s the last day of 1984, and 85 year old Lillian Boxfish is about to take a walk n nAs she traverses a grittier Manhattan, a city anxious after an attack by a still at large subway vigilante, she encounters bartenders, bodega clerks, chauffeurs, security guards, bohemians, criminals, children, pare

Two Steps Forward

26 May 2020 | By Graeme Simsion | Filed in: walking.

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Rosie Project comes a story of taking chances and learning to love again as two people, one mourning her husband and the other recovering from divorce, cross paths on the centuries old Camino pilgrimage from France to Spain n n The Chemin will change

Thirst: 2600 Miles to Home

26 May 2020 | By Heather "Anish" Anderson | Filed in: walking.

By age 25, Heather Anderson had hiked what is known as the Triple Crown of backpacking the Appalachian Trail AT , Pacific Crest Trail PCT , and Continental Divide Trail CDT a combined distance of 7,900 miles with a vertical gain of than one million feet A few years later, she left her j

Thru-Hiking Will Break Your Heart: An Adventure on the Pacific Crest Trail

26 May 2020 | By Carrot Quinn | Filed in: walking.

Carrot Quinn fears that she s become addicted to the internet The city makes her feel numb, and she s having trouble connecting with others In a desperate move she breaks away from everything to walk 2,660 miles from Mexico to Canada on the Pacific Crest Trail It will be her first long distance h

Girl in the Woods: A Memoir

26 May 2020 | By Aspen Matis | Filed in: walking.

Girl in the Woods is Aspen Matis s exhilarating true life adventure of hiking from Mexico to Canada a coming of age story, a survival story, and a triumphant story of overcoming emotional devastation On her second night of college, Aspen was raped by a fellow student Overprotected by her parents w

The Gifts of Reading

26 May 2020 | By Robert Macfarlane | Filed in: walking.

In this luminous essay, Robert Macfarlane reflects on the unique emotional resonance of books given and received and how such gifts have shaped his own life.

The Odd Woman and the City: A Memoir

26 May 2020 | By Vivian Gornick | Filed in: walking.

A memoir of self discovery and the dilemma of connection in our time, The Odd Woman and the City explores the rhythms, chance encounters, and ever changing friendships of urban life that forge the sensibility of a fiercely independent woman who has lived out her conflicts, not her fantasies, in a ci

Å gå. Ett skritt av gangen

26 May 2020 | By Erling Kagge | Filed in: walking.

Det beste r det du noen gang vil f nErling Kagge kan vanskelig tenke seg noe viktigere enn g I denne boka skriver han med utgangspunkt i sine egne erfaringer hva det g har betydd for ham selv og hva det kan bety for andre n nDet er en nydelig oppf lger til den internasjonale suksessen Stillh

Walking to Listen: 4,000 Miles Across America, One Story at a Time

26 May 2020 | By Andrew Forsthoefel | Filed in: walking.

Life is fast, and I ve found it s easy to confuse the miraculous for the mundane, so I m slowing down, way down, in order to give my full presence to the extraordinary that infuses each moment and resides in every one of us n nAt 23, Andrew Forsthoefel headed out the back door of his home in Chadds F

Walking the Himalayas

26 May 2020 | By Levison Wood | Filed in: walking.

Following his trek along the length of the Nile River, explorer Levison Wood takes on his greatest challenge yet navigating the treacherous foothills of the Himalayas, the world s highest mountain range Praised by Bear Grylls, Levison Wood has been called the toughest man on TV The Times UK No

Hiking with Nietzsche: On Becoming Who You Are

26 May 2020 | By John Kaag | Filed in: walking.

A revelatory Alpine journey in the spirit of the great Romantic thinker Friedrich NietzscheHiking with Nietzsche Becoming Who You Are is a tale of two philosophical journeys one made by John Kaag as an introspective young man of nineteen, the other seventeen years later, in radically different cir