Matterhorn’s Dirty-Mouthed Marines

Two hundred days into our trip I had decided that our travels were not producing enough drama to warrant foisting another and-then-we-did-this travel book upon the world. We were in Spain, our eleventh country, and, so far, nothing had happened: there had been no muggings, neither of us were hit by a car, and we Read More …

A Year in First Sentences, Non-Fiction Edition

I can’t promise my Fiction/Non-Fiction split will always be as equal as it was in 2014 (13 fiction to 11 non-fiction, with On the Road being shifted to the former) but I do like to try. I find well-told narrative non-fiction (you’re unlikely to find me embracing the term “creative non-fiction”) to be every bit as enjoyable Read More …