Originally Posted by xpaperboy
Thanks for the plug on my book -- and for buying it. Sorry I got too political for you. But since I am an ex-newspaper op-ed columnist, and a stanch libertarian journalsist (a rare thing), and since my book was my travel story about my adventures on the road with Steinbeck (himself a very political dude), my politics had to be in my book -- just as Steinbeck's partisan New Deal/Democrat politics are in his book. Politics is/are found in most nonfiction (which is what my book is and his book wasn't). But it's rarely libertarian politics.
Got my interest (and a sale). Been awhile since I read TWC; maybe it's time for rediscovery from a different angle. Thanks Bill.