Corleone, let us know how your friends like the book who haven't been before.
Thanks, Tay, for sharing your book. Here's an excerpt about artists-
They create because they need to create. They create for the immediacy of creation and are content to let their creations drift away in the smoke and ash of eternity.
and...we camped next to this camp with statues of Elvis they planned to burn before they found out that the material they'd used to build them was toxic and being Earth Firsters got so depressed they spent the rest of the time sitting in center camp, drinking espresso (reusing the cups), and letting two guys juggle toasters over them.
And a line about a girl-
.....I shivered remembering Angelique sitting at the edge of darkness listening to us play.
If anyone else has written something, let us know. And if anyone has read any other books about burning man, feel free to post your thoughts here.
"Everything is more wonderful when you do it with a car, don't you think?"
-girl by the fire, watching a tree moved by car bumper in the bonfire
It would be a shame if I had to resort to self-deception to preserve my faith in objective reality.