Interviews and Reviews

By Maria Popova
The Difficult Art of Counter-Criticism: Rebecca Solnit on Celebrating Complexity, Savoring the Unquantifiable, and Defying the Urge to Simplify and Contain
Men Explain Things to Me
By Maria Popova
Rebecca Solnit on Hope in Dark Times, Resisting the Defeatism of Easy Despair, and What Victory Really Means for Movements of Social Change
Hope in the Dark: Untold Histories, Wild Possibilities
By Krista Tippett
Falling Together – A singular writer and thinker, Rebecca Solnit celebrates the unpredictable and incalculable events that so often redeem our lives both solitary and public.
Unfathomable City: A New Orleans Atlas
By Amy Goodman
#YesAllWomen: Rebecca Solnit on the Santa Barbara Massacre & Viral Response to Misogynist Violence
By Believer Magazine
How to avoid moralizing without rendering yourself totally ineffectual: Humor, Self-awareness, The language of persuasion and inclusion
By Jennifer B. McDonald
“Why’s this so good?” No. 82: Rebecca Solnit and “Detroit Arcadia”
A Paradise Built in Hell : The Extraordinary Communities That Arise in Disaster
By Melissa Holbrook Pierson
Telling Stories Keeps Us Alive: Rebecca Solnit’s The Faraway Nearby
The Faraway Nearby
By Leslie Jamison
What Should an Essay Do? Two new collections reinvent the form
The Faraway Nearby
By Joanna Kavenna
Making It Whole
The Faraway Nearby
By Kurt Caswell
The End of Exploration: Rebecca Solnit’s “The Faraway Nearby”
The Faraway Nearby
By Isaac Anderson
Cartographer of Distances: Solnit’s Narrative Space
The Faraway Nearby
By Joe Muscolino
Behind the Books with Rebecca Solnit, Author of The Faraway Nearby
The Faraway Nearby
By Saul Austerlitz
The Faraway Nearby a poignant look at suffering
The Faraway Nearby
By Marina Warner
The Faraway Nearby by Rebecca Solnit – review
The Faraway Nearby
By Meehan Crist
Long and Winding Road
The Faraway Nearby
By Hannah Miet
Beyoncé Hints at Inspiration for her Baby’s Name
A Field Guide to Getting Lost
By William M. Morgan
Woolf’s Wandering, Solnit’s Wanderlust
Wanderlust: A History of Walking
By Lynell George
The S.F. resident maps not only her city, but humans’ relationship to it
Infinite City: A San Francisco Atlas
By Robert Macfarlane
Atlas of Remote Islands by Judith Schalansky and Infinite City by Rebecca Solnit
Infinite City: A San Francisco Atlas
By Dwight Garner
By Jim Lewis