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On the road again with Russell Wangersky

A RECOMMENDED READING LIST BY RUSSELL WANGERSKY, WHOSE LATEST BOOK IS THE MEMOIR SAME GROUND: "I take the idea of a travel memoir quite loosely: if you’ve injected yourself and your life into someone else’s place, I feel that qualifies. I once wrote a travel piece that was simply a detailed circumnavigation of my back yard, from moss to sow beetle, so my standards are clearly flexible. It doesn’t matter to me if it’s one cohesive memoir, a mix of essays, or even a mixture of essay, poetry and raw imagination. And if I were looking for a place to start — a book that hit all those bases — I’d start with one of the first books I read that captured a place I’d not only not never been in, but am unlikely to ever reach..."

by Kerry Clare