Wanderlust: A History of Walking

★★★☆☆

Review:

An interesting exploration of the significance of walking as a cultural activity. Solnit looks at historical and literary walkers to figure out what Western culture thinks of long-distance walking and explores the change in that trend over time. It’s charmingly serious: one chapter is titled “Aerobic Sisyphus and the Suburbanized Psyche.”

★★★☆☆
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