"A society that has made 'nostalgia' a marketable commodity on the cultural exchange quickly repudiates the suggestion that life in the past was in any important way better than life today" — Christopher Lasch.
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Pocket Atlas of Remote Islands—Fifty Islands I Have Not Visited and Never Will
"Now that it is possible to travel right round the globe, the real challenge lies in staying at home and discovering the world from there," says the author of the book reviewed here by Derek Turner — The End of Adventure. Fascinating places.