Kingdoms in the Air by Bob Shacochis

May 02, 2020 by Dean, 2 minute read time

“Kingdoms in the Air” is a collection of Pulitzer Prize finalist Bob Shacochis’ travel essays from 1989 to the present, full of signature bravado recounting death-defying adventure. But in addition to rugged action stories, nuanced portraits emerge of his travel companions and global plights. For example, the titular essay describes a journey to Nepal with friend Thomas Laird, the first foreigner to live in the kingdom of Mustang.

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