The Sound of Gravel

As part of my memoir kick, I picked up The Sound of Gravel. The story of a girl and her siblings growing up in a fundamentalist Mormon compound in Mexico, Ruth Warnier spent her childhood moving between Mexico, California, and Texas. The house her family lived in on the Le Baron Compound in Mexico was … Continue reading The Sound of Gravel


Into Thin Air

I've read a lot of books like Into This Air. Travel writing, memoirs, biographies, history. I haven't read a book like this in a long time, though. I know how it ends. It's like reading about the Titanic. Along the way you become attached to each person on the mountain, you forget it's not fiction. … Continue reading Into Thin Air