Are other authors’ ideas generally off-limits, or is this just a bad book?
Does it make sense to refer to this author as the godfather of travel writing?
Is this book any good for those who are not into hardcore punk?
Does this book only exist because the author is fabulously rich?
If this book isn’t badly written, then why is it still bad?
Who came up with the idea to spoil a fine travelogue with some contrived nonsense?
Is this author trying to show us how to alienate ourselves from our surroundings?
Can this book succeed in making migration seem a little bit less mysterious?
Can we really read about warfare as if it was just an adventure?
Is this how a cynic gets outsmarted by an even bigger cynic?
Should travel writers deliberately look for interesting stories or just go with the flow?
Will the search for the “Russian soul” ruin an otherwise great book?
Was it naive to hope for peace with the Khan?
What were German readers looking for in a travel book after World War II?
Is this poet distancing himself from his readers?