Book Reviews of On Trying to Keep Still

On Trying to Keep Still
On Trying to Keep Still
Author: Jenny Diski
ISBN-13: 9780316725255
ISBN-10: 0316725250
Publication Date: 4/6/2006
Pages: 320
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Publisher: Time Warner Books UK
Book Type: Hardcover
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This book's a tough one to categorize - "travel" seems the most comprehensive for me as it's three parts are set in New Zealand, the U. K. (away from Diski's home itself) and Sweden; however, there's plenty of memoir and philosophy-of-life musing, too. The further I got into the Arctic section, the faster I skimmed towards the book's conclusion - then again, Diski admits upfront that she had second thoughts about the trip after it was too late to cancel; the (fixed) pre-arranged itenerary didn't turn out to be what she had in mind, so she did the best she could.