Dan Richards – Outposts, Solitude, and Mass Tourism

by Jeremy Bassetti
Dan Richards

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Dan Richards Episode Synopsis

Today’s episode brings us to Bath, where Dan Richards speaks with us about isolation, mass tourism, and creativity. We also talk about his new book Outpost: A Journey to the Wild Ends of the Earth. We also talk about Jack Kerouac’s On the Road and Dharma Bums, the Kerouac House in Orlando, Florida, and David Foster Wallace’s Consider the Lobster.

Dan Richards is the co-author of Holloway (with Robert Macfarlane) and the author of The Beechwood Airship Interviews and Climbing Days. He has written for the Guardian, Harper’s Bazaar, Caught by the River, Monocle, and the Quietus. He is an RLF Fellow at Bristol University.

Outpost was shortlisted for the Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards.

You can get in touch with Dan on Twitter and Instagram.

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Last Updated on 3 September 2020 by Travel Writing World


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