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Rebecca Solnit Message Board 9/15/2005 8:47:13 PM
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Author Solnit's Book Reviews

Wanderlust: A History of Walking
Solnit tackles a mildly interesting subject with thoughtful grace. Her (intentionally) peripatetic collection of essays ranges from the thoughts of famous walkers like Wordsworth, Nietzsche, and Rousseau, to discussions of the Sierra Club and walking societies, streetwalking prostitutes, protest marches and fundraising feats, and the ravages of a car-dominated urban and rural landscape. (The chapter on Las Vegas is among the best ... but where's a refere...