SHORTLISTED FOR STANFORD DOLMAN TRAVEL BOOK OF THE YEAR
From a trip to The Lightning Field in New Mexico, to chasing Gauguin's ghost in French Polynesia, White Sands is a creative exploration of why we travel.
Episodic, wide-ranging and funny, Geoff Dyer blends travel writing, essay, criticism and fiction with a smart and cantankerous wit that is unmatched. From one of the most original writers in Britain, this is a book for armchair travellers and procrastinating philosophers everywhere.
About: From âone of our most original writersâ (Kathryn Schulz, New York magazine) comes an expansive and exacting bookâfirmly grounded but elegant, often hilarious, and always inquisitiveâabout travel, unexpected awareness, and the questions we ask when we step outside ourselves.
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