Monday, January 29, 2018

Six books that prove truth is stranger than fiction

Will Self's new novel is Phone. One of his six favorite books that prove truth is stranger than fiction, as shared at The Week magazine:
The Strange Last Voyage of Donald Crowhurst by Nicholas Tomalin and Ron Hall

Crowhurst was the British yachtsman who faked his positions during a 1968 round-the-world yacht race and then, when discovery of his subterfuge became inevitable, threw himself into the sea. His abandoned boat was found drifting in the Atlantic, its logbook filled with monomaniacal metaphysical speculation.
Read about the other entries on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue