Rebecca Solnit in conversation with Susan McKay in Dún Laoghaire | Granta

Rebecca Solnit in conversation with Susan McKay in Dún Laoghaire

In this conversation with Susan McKay at the Mountains to Sea dlr Book Festival, Rebecca Solnit explores her latest book, Recollections of My Nonexistence. A memoir set against the backdrop of a 1980s San Francisco rife with gender violence and trauma, Recollections of My Nonexistence paints a portrait of a young artist finding her voice through writing, relationships, and punk rock. ‘Honest and often scathing' (Salon), activist, historian, and author Rebecca Solnit’s more than 20 books include A Field Guide to Getting Lost, Wanderlust: A History of Walking, and Men Explain Things to Me. Her many honours include two NEA fellowships for literature, the Kirkus Prize for Nonfiction, and for her book River of Shadows: Eadweard Muybridge and the Technological Wild West - a Guggenheim, the National Book Critics Circle Award in Criticism, and Harvard’s Mark Lynton History Prize.  

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