Rebecca Solnit “A Field Guide to Getting Lost” (Penguin 2005)

I think now that the suburbs were a kind of tranquilizer for the generation before us, if topography can be a drug. The blandness of ranch houses, the soothing lines of streets curving into cul-de-sacs, the homogeneity, the repetition, the pretty, vacant names were designed to erase the desperation of poverty and strife, to erase… Read More Rebecca Solnit “A Field Guide to Getting Lost” (Penguin 2005)