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Jan 25, 2020 - 12:07 PM By Tom Lutz

Move over Pico Iyer Tom Lutz has returned to town with an irresistible book of true stories about accidental intimacies in unexpected places His encounters on the road, described in gorgeous prose, are brief but intense Lighting out for the territories has never seemed so enthralling Jon Wiener Highly intelligent, stimulatingly eclectic, and impressively learned Move over Pico Iyer Tom Lutz has returned to town with an irresistible book of true stories about accidental intimacies in unexpected places His encounters on the road, described in gorgeous prose, are brief but intense Lighting out for the territories has never seemed so enthralling Jon Wiener Highly intelligent, stimulatingly eclectic, and impressively learned Salon on Lutz s Doing Nothing Tom Lutz is addicted to journeying Sometimes he stops at the end of the road, sometimes he travels further In this richly packed portmanteau of traveler s tales, we accompany him as he drives beyond the blacktop in Morocco, to the Saharan dunes on the Algerian border, and east of Ankara into the Hittite ruins of Bo azkale We ride alongside as he hitches across Uzbekistan and the high mountain passes of Kyrgyzstan into western China We catch up with him as he traverses the shores of a lake in Malawi, and disappear with him into the disputed areas of the Ukraine and Moldova We follow his footsteps through the swamps of Sri Lanka, the wilds of Azerbaijan, the plains of Tibet, the casinos of Tanzania, the peasant hinterlands of Romania and Albania, and the center of Swaziland, where we join him in watching the king pick his next wife All along the way, we witness his perplexity in trying to understand a compulsion to keep moving, ever onward, to the ends of the earth.
  • Title: Drinking Mare's Milk on the Roof of the World: Wandering the Globe from Azerbaijan to Zanzibar
  • Author: Tom Lutz
  • ISBN: 9781682190562
  • Page: 199
  • Format: Paperback

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Janet Jan 25, 2020 - 12:07 PM
Tom Lutz is the kind of traveler most often encountered in 19th century memoir, people who purposely lose themselves in the most obscure corners of the globe for the sheer adventure of it. After reading this book, I understood for the first time why a poet like Rimbaud would give up writing for the life of a gunrunner in the horn of Africa. Because life at home just doesn’t have the capacity for surprise. Novelty is Lutz’s obsession, and it’s not about the sights. He’s not as interested [...]
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Seth Jan 25, 2020 - 12:07 PM
A superb new addition to the canon of travel literature.
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Linda Jan 25, 2020 - 12:07 PM
I wish I was brave enough to explore places where I do not know the language or the customs, depending on people I meet along the way, and taking dirt roads until they end nowhere; agreeing to tours that aren't in the guidebooks, not knowing where I am being taken, with only my instincts to trust; talking with people I'll never meet again, asking what they think of the world they live ind listening.Tom Lutz takes me on such trips, visiting Moroco, Turkey, South Africa, Romania, Tanzania, Tibet, [...]
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Valerie San Filippo Jan 25, 2020 - 12:07 PM
One of the more enjoyable reads I've experienced in a while. Although he sometimes passes into the tone of "whoa look at how interesting I am," the author pokes enough fun at himself and his own cultural responses to make it fun, and not cringeworthy. It doesn't remain on any typical side of political correctness, but it's open hearted and genuine, in search of shared human experiences. The book is voyeuristic and self-indulgent, but I guess that goes for most travel lit. I think anyone with a b [...]
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Drinking Mare's Milk on the Roof of the World: Wandering the Globe from Azerbaijan to Zanzibar By Tom Lutz Move over Pico Iyer Tom Lutz has returned to town with an irresistible book of true stories about accidental intimacies in unexpected places His encounters on the road, described in gorgeous prose, are brief but intense Lighting out for the territories has never seemed so enthralling Jon Wiener Highly intelligent, stimulatingly eclectic, and impressively learned Move over Pico Iyer Tom Lutz has returned to town with an irresistible book of true stories about accidental intimacies in unexpected places His encounters on the road, described in gorgeous prose, are brief but intense Lighting out for the territories has never seemed so enthralling Jon Wiener Highly intelligent, stimulatingly eclectic, and impressively learned Salon on Lutz s Doing Nothing Tom Lutz is addicted to journeying Sometimes he stops at the end of the road, sometimes he travels further In this richly packed portmanteau of traveler s tales, we accompany him as he drives beyond the blacktop in Morocco, to the Saharan dunes on the Algerian border, and east of Ankara into the Hittite ruins of Bo azkale We ride alongside as he hitches across Uzbekistan and the high mountain passes of Kyrgyzstan into western China We catch up with him as he traverses the shores of a lake in Malawi, and disappear with him into the disputed areas of the Ukraine and Moldova We follow his footsteps through the swamps of Sri Lanka, the wilds of Azerbaijan, the plains of Tibet, the casinos of Tanzania, the peasant hinterlands of Romania and Albania, and the center of Swaziland, where we join him in watching the king pick his next wife All along the way, we witness his perplexity in trying to understand a compulsion to keep moving, ever onward, to the ends of the earth.

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