Miranda Kennedy

“Sideways on a Scooter” Event Review

“I was determined to be more than a casual visitor to India,” Miranda Kennedy writes in her new memoir, Sideways on a Scooter: Life and Love in India. “I’d been saving everything I earned at my job as a producer at a public radio show so that I could pick up and go overseas to try my hand at becoming a freelance foreign correspondent. The lack of transcendent, transformative experiences in my life so far had disappointed me: My days seemed a []

My Mailbox: Miranda Kennedy, Susi Wyss, and More

In My Mailbox is a way for book bloggers to discuss all of the books that they come across each week.

Books I’ve received this week:

  • Wanderlust: A Love Affair with Five Continents by Elisabeth Eaves
  • Sideways on a Scooter: Life and Love in India by Miranda Kennedy
  • The Civilized World: A Novel in Stories by Susi Wyss
  • The Best Women’s Travel Writing: True Stories from Around the World, edited by Lavinia Spalding
  • The Art of Travel by Alain De Botton
  • My Mailbox: Cathy Alter, Judith Lasater, and R. Scott Bakker

    This week I received five good books in the mail—two review copies, and three that I bought for myself on a rainy day last week. The Storm at the Door by Stefan Merrill Block This book is being published by Random House in June, and I’ll be reviewing it in July with TLC Book Tours—I love those guys! More about the book: Inspired by elements of the lives of the author’s grandparents, this haunting love story shifts through time and reaches across []