Rebecca Solnit
In conversation with David L. Ulin
February 12, 2007

Solnit, an activist and cultural historian, draws on emblematic moments of uncertainty, trust, loss, memory, desire and place in brilliant autobiographical essays exploring how we find ourselves or lose ourselves.

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