A candid collection of sketches from Abbey’s days as a park ranger in Utah. It’s angsty, insigtful, and adventurous. My favorite read of the new year.
“There is no shortage of water in the desert but exactly the right amount… There is no lack of water here unless you try to establish a city where no city should be.”
Monkey Wrench Gang Edward Abbey
This eco-terrorism novel lies somewhere between action-packed, unbelievable, and influential to the unstable crowd.
“‘What’s more American than violence?’ Hayduke wanted to know. ‘Violence, it’s as American as pizza pie.’”
Documentary of a Californian leaving everything behind and living off the kindness of Craigslist posters. Along the way, hippies, homelessness, and a dominatrix.
“Some say we’ve lost the sense of community that used to carry us through tough times. Some say technology and social media fuel this isolation.”