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Bruce Chatwin

Tips for Travel and Life: Disappear

Aaron Caleb Bardo | Posted 10.14.2013 | Travel
Aaron Caleb Bardo

We plan years, marriages, trips, etc. We try to watch it with arbitrary numbers, letters and symbols for our own Western conscience. But life doesn't happen like that. Life happens in moments. Life happens now, passing in seconds, minutes and hours.

Forget The Piano, Try Playing A Gallery!

Posted 01.28.2012 | Arts

What are we if not defined by our environment? This question has captivated generations, from the Indigenous Australians to modern day sound artist...

The Cosmopolitan Nomad

Mark Coleman | Posted 06.12.2011 | Books
Mark Coleman

Bruce Chatwin turned his journeys into bestselling books. The letters collected here -- including many postcards -- were sent via snail mail from Afghanistan, Argentina, Sudan, Nepal, Java, and elsewhere.

Cartography Quiz: Can You Name These Literary Maps? | Posted 06.07.2011 | Books

Maps can be complicated things; they can obscure more than they reveal, depending on who is using it and what is understood. In Songlines, Bruce Chatw...

Walk, Pray, Love: New Travelogue Explores the Redemptive Power of Walking: Interview with Author Mickey Mahaffey

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Jeff Biggers

"Walking is a virtue," celebrated author and traveler Bruce Chatwin once wrote, "tourism is a deadly sin." For author Mickey Mahaffey, who will launc...

"Only Disconnect..." With Hemingway's Notebook

Elizabeth Benedict | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Elizabeth Benedict

I wrote three pages. By hand. With a pen. I woke up early every day for two weeks and wrote this way. It was primitive and thrilling, like cooking over a campfire, like celestial navigation.