In Illegal, journalist John Dennehy takes readers on a guided tour of the precarious border crossings he took shortly after the reelection of George W. Bush. Naïve New Yorker, Dennehy refuses to be part of the feverish nationalism of post 9/11 America. His search for hope takes him to Ecuador, where he falls in love with firebrand Lucia, who perfects his broken Spanish and they find solidarity in the brewing social upheaval.
The Science of Starting Over
Are you tired of looking in the mirror and hating the person looking back at you? Is your life not what you expected it to be? I know because that use to be me. I was constantly haunted by the past, replaying every poor decision I made like a bad record on repeat.