Tag Archives: Jon Krakauer

15. Into Thin Air (Jon Krakauer)

Into Thin Air is the story of death, despair, bravery, and perseverance during the 1996 Mount Everest Disaster.  Krakauer was part of an expedition where 8 climbers perished on the earth’s highest mountain.  The author, who had experience climbing mountains, made the trek … Continue reading

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82. Into the Wild (Jon Krakauer)

“The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and hence there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun”. After seeing bits and pieces … Continue reading

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