Life Is a Wheel

By Bruce Weber,

Book cover of Life Is a Wheel: Memoirs of a Bike-Riding Obituarist

Book description

Life Is a Wheel chronicles the cross-country bicycle trip Bruce Weber made at the age of fifty-seven, an “entertaining travel story filled with insightful thoughts about life, family, and aging” (The Associated Press).

During the summer and fall of 2011, Bruce Weber, an obituary writer for The New York Times,…

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1 author picked Life Is a Wheel as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

Weber was for many years the lead obituary writer for The New York Times, hence the somewhat odd subtitle of this wry chronicle of a bicycle journey from Oregon to New York City. Weber has a sardonic wit that may not be everyone’s cup of tea, but I thoroughly enjoyed it.

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