Geoff Nicholson has been walking his whole life. Part urban explorer, part psychogeographer, rambler and flaneur, wherever he is and wherever he goes in the world, he walks and writes about what he sees and feels. Here he reflects on the nature of walking, why we do it, how it benefits us and, in some cases, how it damages and even destroys us. Deeply touching reflections on the nature of walking and mortality Author has written and published extensively and accessibly about walking (The Lost Art of Walking, Riverhead) Includes vivid vignettes of walking in Los Angeles and Death Valley. Fans of Will Self, Iain Sinclair, Travis Elborough, JG Ballard will love this book.
"Nicholson's genial exploration of this most ordinary, ubiquitous activity is lively and entertaining" Publisher's Weekly on The Lost Art of Walking
"The gifted, resourceful Geoff Nicholson here conducts the reader on a leisurely, entirely delightful ramble through the history and lore of walking" Washington Post's Book World
"Geoff Nicholson, the reigning master of obsessive black literary humor" GoodReads