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Book Review: “Into the Wild” by Jon Krakauer

“Into the Wild” is the real story of Christopher McCandless, a young American who decided to roam the wilderness of the United States after graduating from university and who eventually died of starvation in Alaska, aged 24. “Greetings from Fairbanks! … Continue reading

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“Why don’t you get married?”

“What’s the point?”, I could retort. Or talk about freedom, independence and self-determination. But for now, I will just point you to the answer given by J. D. Salinger in his novella “Zooey“: “I like to ride in trains too much. You … Continue reading

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