LEFT COAST WRITERS LITERARY SALON: Perry Garfinkel, author of Buddha or Bust
Do you have an interest in travel? Spirituality? Adventure? Perry Garfinkel will discuss his special blend of the three and the genre he has carved out for himself in his book Buddha or Bust, along with other similar works. He will also be discussing what he calls the trifecta of media : magazines, books, and film, along with the transition from one to the other. It should be a fascinating evening, and with the Book Passage Travel Writers and Photographers Conference just ahead, one you won’t want to miss.
Perry Garfinkel has been a contributor to the New York Times since 1986. He’s also written for National Geographic Magazine and many other publications. He is the author of Buddha or Bust (Three Rivers Press), a national bestseller in 2006 that Emotional Intelligence author Daniel Goleman wrote was “like following Woody Allen in the footsteps of the Buddha”); and of Travel Writing for Profit and (more…)