All items: Henry David Thoreau

Linda Hoy reflects on the contribution made by Thoreau to present ideas about the natural world and the value of walking to mental and physical health.
Wrapping herself around cables so as to sleep and brushing her teeth in cattle cars, Cynthia Rogerson rode freight from San Francisco to Salt Lake City. She reflects on how those journeys, and the strategies she developed to endure them, continue to shape her fiction.