**Winner of the?2016 Pulitzer Prize for Autobiography** "Reading this guy on the subject of waves and water is like reading Hemingway on bullfighting; William Burroughs on controlled substances; Updike on adultery. . . . a coming-of-age story, seen through the gloss resin coat of a surfboard." -- Sports Illustrated ? Barbarian Days ?is William Finnegan's memoir of an obsession, a complex enchantment. Surfing only looks like a sport. To initiates,...
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As we countdown to 2020, we're publishing a series of ten of the best books of the past decade in ten different genres. 10 x 10! In order to finish by the end of 2019, we'll be packaging two genres together in this once-a-week series. This week's lists are Realistic Fiction and Memoir. Here are our picks for the ten best in each.
Travel has been the subject of many a great book. Here are a few that we've loved.