Book Review: “Wild,” Cheryl Strayed

“Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?” – Mary Oliver, The Summer Day

I first picked up the book “Wild” probably about a year ago. I wanted to read it, but I just couldn’t do it. I wasn’t in the right frame of mind at the time, didn’t have the time or effort to expend reading, really absorbing, the book. I wanted to give it the attention it deserved, so I put it back on the shelf and just now revisited it.

I devoured it in about a week’s time, though if I’d had more free time it would’ve been faster. It was honest, raw, heartbreaking, soul-cleansing. This book made meĀ think, and sometimes the best books make you do that.

Continue reading “Book Review: “Wild,” Cheryl Strayed”