Tag Archives: California

The Literary Pilgrimage

Most people, when they take off on holiday, look for warm beaches with clear waters for swimming, or cool forests for picnics and hiking, or foreign cities with unique sights. Alternatively, they crave raucous amusement parks or luxury cruises or … Continue reading

Posted in Memoir, On Writing, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

California Writers: Jack London and Glen Ellen

This is an excerpt from my recently-published memoir “America Redux: Impressions of the United States After Thirty-Five Years Abroad”. To reach our next destination we have to head north through the Bay Area and San Francisco itself, across the Golden … Continue reading

Posted in Memoir, On Writing, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

California Writers: Henry Miller and Big Sur

(This post, as many of the previous ones, is an excerpt from my upcoming memoir “America Redux: Impressions of the United States After Thirty-Five Years Abroad”.) The aspect of writing that Henry Miller opened up to me was voice.  Until … Continue reading

Posted in Memoir, On Writing, Travel | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment