A new beginning

In the past two weeks,  famous writers Tom Wolfe and Philip Roth both died (may they rest in peace). It’s no wonder I’m thinking about their contemporary, Gay Talese, the famed New Journalism mastermind I met while Traveling at the Speed of Bike. As far as I can tell from the last note I received…

This week’s to-do list

So on this week’s to-do list, I’ve got: Call the investigator who contacted me via certified mail asking me to get in touch about my recent MARTA train police report; send a copy of Traveling at the Speed of Bike to Gay Talese and REI (who/which are both in the book); plot out routes for…

This week, Gay Talese

Oh, my goodness, The New York Times Style editors! This is kismet. Earlier this week, Bill Cunningham, and today, Gay Talese? The only two names I didn’t change in my new book, Traveling at the Speed of Bike, are Bill Cunningham and Gay Talese. I’d love you to read what happened when I met with…