Christopher McCandless

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2014

    Carine McCandless's The Wild Truth, a Memoir of Domestic Violence

    Jon Krakauer's haunting biography Into the Wild tells the story of Chris McCandless, a young man who severed his ties with his family and ventured into the Alaskan wilderness, where he died. The book has become a modern-day classic, widely read in college classrooms and hotly debated by some who see ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2012

    Working-class songs Mitt Romney should study

    It's news to no one that Mitt Romney is having difficulty finding common ground with the voters in his home state of Michigan. His image as a fortunate son of wealth and privilege often clashes with the down-home, middle- to low-class voters of the Great Lakes state. These coupon-clipping, Walmart s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2011

    Q&A: Finding Everett Ruess author David Roberts reflects on his unsolved mystery

    ​David Roberts, author of Finding Everett Ruess: The Life and Unsolved Disappearance of a Legendary Wilderness Explorer, researched the life, writings and artwork of the young adventurer who vanished somewhere in the American Southwest in the 1930s, and has written the first true biography of ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    March 6, 2008