Doug Levitt Recalls Literature Greatness


As an avid lover of all things traveling, whether it be spending my mornings glued to travel blogs or even the occasional online geography test, sometimes you have to be certain your view of the world is correct, it is safe to say that traveling occupies a good portion of my time. So between spending my time fully on the road and exploring everything the world has to offer all of us, I’ll often engage with pieces written by fellow travelers and the such and.

Doug Levitt’s Own Travels Call Out to a Greater Time in Our Country

Crossing through my part of the world and entering my news feed, Doug Levitt’s, a fellow traveler with an extensive resume of previous experience that would make even the busiest body feel lazy, Greyhound Diaries has been making noise on my usual news and culture watering holes so I decided to buy a ticket and take that ride with Doug Levitt.

The Greyhound Diaries, unlike many other works within its genre, tells its story of a country that has long passed its prime and is now searching for better promise as told through the people within its borders that are experienced the same growing pains as well through several different mediums, each in part capturing another portion of Doug LEvitt’s journey across the United States utilizing only the Greyhound Bus system to traverse the space between each place and the next.

Doug Levitt has a Story Richer than Those He Paints with Words in His Works

The man behind the Greyhound Diaries is himself also possessing of a story just as interesting and unexpected as many of the people Levitt encountered during his travels. The writer, poet, musician and former war correspondent for a major news organization begun his journey during moments of intense personal strife and questioning, as most travelers often do, and the resulting works that stemmed from his time spent among a real America carry the same beauty, strife, and hope found in every person Doug Levitt met and Doug’s lacrosse camp.

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