Wayward is a gripping, observant, heartfelt and hilarious collection of travel pieces written by Tom Gates, who here re-invents himself as accomplished writer after fifteen years of working with some of the biggest names in the music business. His travel stories have had millions of views online and are collected within for the first time. The content of Wayward was written during a yearlong trip around the world, during which the author lived in twelve countries over twelve months.
Gates' writing has been described as “evocative”, “hilarious” and “brilliant.”
He has been described as a “wanker,” “kind of a dipshit” and “retarded.”
Wayward is a must-read for anyone who needs a shrink and likes to travel.
And was extra cool that I bumped into Tom on his journey. May the journey continue always wherever you are!
Raw and compelling.
Gates' writing is raw and real as he hops around the globe. His crisp prose and wry observations compel the reader forward, even when they make you squirm. There is something very appealing about the truths here about the human condition, cultural immersion, the ex-pat life, and country hopping. Even if you don't have wanderlust, this book will make you think about the world in a whole new way.
I am inspired!
A great wit , finding humor in a crazy world !! An inspiration for travelers and a great read for those who opt to sit in the couch too! Thanks Mr Gates!!