14 May 2013

Confessions of a New York Taxi Driver - Reading Recommendation

Sex, (a few) Drugs, Rock'n Roll, all from the Drivers seat in the Big Apple.


Originally a blog, I was hooked immediately upon reading. It's one of those books that convey the character of a living city. It's a great holiday read as the chapters are very short & sweet, so perfect for poolside dipping in and out of (or in my case baking bread whilst lounging in the garden on the weekend) or would make a great loo book.


I found it to be interesting look at the seedier/sensational side of New York in what must be an unforgettable job.
 
"He’s taken all sorts of people for a ride: Mafiosi, hookers, the rich and famous, down and outs, young lovers, tourists from every corner of the globe, lifetime New Yorkers, passengers in a rush, and others with no particular place to go."
 
Could you survive as a New York Cabbie? I'm not sure I could...

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1 comment :

  1. I'm definitely going to read this one - looks funny!

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