Tim Cahill on Travelers’ Tales

We all have our favorite stable of travel writers…Paul Theroux, Pico Iyer, Redmond O’Hanlon. Among my favorites
(which includes the preceding list) is also Tim Cahill. I’ve read many of his books, and every time I come away amazed
at how well, how effortlessly, he is able to write and be funny. Cahill’s pages go on and on, and never do they cease
to inform or make me laugh. And so it was great to see a
from Michael Shapiro‘s excellent,
Sense of Place: Great Travel Writers Talk About Their Craft,
Lives, and Inspiration. It’s an excerpt, but it shed some light on the person and the character of Tim Cahill. A good