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National Correspondent — The New Republic

Author of the NYTimes bestseller Blood Will Out abt my unsuspecting ten-year friendship w/ the impostor and murderer who called himself 'Clark Rockefeller' Tra le nuvole-Up in the air

Prime Green - Remembering the Sixties - By Robert Stone - Books - Review - — Time passes, and what it passes through is people - though people believe that they are passing through time, and even, at certain euphoric moments, directing time. It's a delusion, but it's where memoirs come from, or at least the very best ones.

Travel Beyond Your Imagination — Image courtesy of Linde Waidhofer/Conservacion Patagonica See our full list of Where to Go in 2015. The other day I read an article about a new pair of high-tech goggles that will allow a user to experience immersive, computerized 3D worlds. The article predicted that the goggles, when connecte...

AMERICAN MICROREVIEWS & INTERVIEWS — When author Walter Kirn was tasked with delivering a hunting dog to Clark Rockefeller in the summer of 1998, he thought the trip would provide him with the opportunity to brush paths with a true eccentric.

Where to Go in 2015 — Travel connects our insides with life's outsides, sometimes in disorienting ways that cause us to lose our balance momentarily. Now more than ever is the time to disconnect and experience the real world.

Thanksgiving: The Most Guilt-Inducing Holiday — It's the holiday when you're never where you need to be. It's also the one when the people you need to be with, the ones who are already there and waiting for you because they live there, the meal is at their house, feel the least shame about telling you to try.

The other Rockefella

W. W. Norton & Company — The True Story of a Murder, a Mystery, and a Masquerade A Liveright book A USA Today Top 10 Best Book of Winter 2014 An In Cold Blood for our time, a chilling, compulsive story of a writer unwittingly caught in the wake of a grifter-turned-murderer.

Sad Sack Superman — Like Hermann Hesse's Steppenwolf and anything by Antonin Artaud, Frederick Exley's A Fan's Notes is one of those books that gets pushed on you by crazy people. I was in Munich in the early 1980s, widening my horizons on a Eurailpass, when it was pushed on me. An aging beatnik...

A Son Discovers Clues to God — My Mother's Bible: A Son Discovers Clues to God by Walter Kirn is on Jonathan's read shelf. Jonathan gave this book 5 stars
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Mar 03, 2015

RT @AFilipacchi: I told @bookpage what I've been reading: some thoughts on Lionel Shriver, @WalterKirn, and Siri Hustvedt #authors…

Mar 01, 2015

RT @reine_des_fees: What to get that sister in forensics. PRT @amandafortini: Fun to see @walterkirn 's Blood Will Out at LaGuardia!

Feb 27, 2015

But ISIS has already attacked the homeland. My children and their friends have videos of beheadings and incinerations on their phones

Feb 26, 2015

RT @danjowens: RT @JasonIsbell: I highly recommend @walterkirn's book 'Blood Will Out.' Incredible story and well told. Fine work, Walter.

Feb 25, 2015

@JasonIsbell Glad you think so. The mutual admiration society is now complete!

Feb 25, 2015

RT @JasonIsbell: I highly recommend @walterkirn's book 'Blood Will Out.' Incredible story and well told. Fine work, Walter.

Feb 25, 2015

Perhaps when 'invasion of privacy' is redefined as the uncompensated theft of valuable data, which it is, people will start to care.

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