Charles Wilkins

LRC Contributor

Charles Wilkins’s book Walk to New York: A Journey Out of the Wilds of Canada (Penguin, 2004) describes a hike he took in 2002 from Thunder Bay, Ontario, on the north side of Lake Superior, to New York City. His book Little Ship of fools, about rowing across the Atlantic with a crew of 16, will be published in 2013.

Articles by Charles Wilkins

  • Our Disastrous Lovable Cars (July–August 2012)
    A review of Straphanger: Saving Our Cities and Ourselves from the Automobile, by Taras Grescoe
  • Deromanticizing Swashbucklers (October 2009)
    A review of Terror on the Seas: True Tales of Modern-Day Pirates, by Daniel Sekulich
  • Poles Never Play Cricket in Summer (June 2009)
    A review of Angus Bell’s Batting on the Bosphorus: A Liquor-Fueled Cricket Tour through Eastern Europe
  • Compromised Eden (December 2008)
    A review of The Darien Gap: Travels in the Rainforest of Panama, by Martin Mitchinson
  • Mystery in the Tropics (April 2006)
    A review of Dead Man in Paradise, by J.B. MacKinnon