Geoff Nicholson

Monday, August 02, 2010

Geoff Nicholson writes New York Times piece on the rules of drinking and writing—but not at once

In this New York Times essay, Riverhead author Geoff Nicholson reviews Bernard DeVoto’s recently reissued classic The Hour: A Cocktail Manifesto, a 1940’s guide to drinking in America. Nicholson grapples with DeVoto’s remarkably severe commandments—the martini and a “slug of whiskey” are the last cocktails standing under DeVoto’s withering gaze—and wonders if more appropriate rules for drinking might, in fact, be derived from the classic rules for writing. Nicholson’s book The Lost Art of Walking, a cultural history of walking, is out in paperback from Riverhead Books. More…

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Thursday, June 03, 2010

Geoff Nicholson in the New York Times Book Review on the Joy of (Outdated) Facts

Geoff Nicholson, author of The Lost Art of Walking, contributed an essay to The New York Times Book Review on accumulating books of facts. more...
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Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Geoff Nicholson on David Byrne

Geoff Nicholson, author of The Lost Art of Walking, talks David Byrne, bikes, and books in The New York Times Book Review.

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Friday, June 26, 2009

Three Riverhead authors in New York Magazine's Summer Issue

Three Riverhead authors offer up their Summer Flings in New York Magazine’s Summer Issue. Julie Klam (author of Please Excuse My Daughter), Shalom Auslander (author of Foreskin’s Lament) and Geoff Nicholson (author of The Lost Art of Walking) get steamy.

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Sunday, November 09, 2008

The Washington Post on Geoff Nicholson's The Lost Art of Walking

A pleasant stroll through the history of perambulation

"The gifted, resourceful Geoff Nicholson here conducts the reader on a leisurely, entirely delightful ramble through the history and lore of walking." More...

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