Into Thin Air – Jon Krakauer

I really wanted to read this book for two reasons: I liked Into the Wild a lot, actually my first post on this blog was about this book, it was a lot better than the movie, and I have huge respect for Krakauer as a writer and journalist. The second reason is a bit more complex …

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Into Thin Air – Jon Krakauer – Quotes

There may be many, many reasons not to go, but attempting to climb Everest is an intrinsically irrational act – a triumph of desire over sensibility. Any person who would seriously consider it is almost by definition beyond the sway of reasonable argument. [...]these escapades had occurred years earlier, in some cases decades earlier, when …

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