An Extraordinary Father and Son

June 13th, 2012

There is a wonderful quote about travel from TS Eliot who said that "we shall not cease from exploration and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time."

The same might also be said of understanding the people we travel with, even if they are our own family.  After all, how much have each of us learned about our own family members on those family vacations?

Esteemed journalist and writer Buzz Bissinger took a journey with his son that would indeed land him back where he started, but it was truly as if he knew his son for the very first time. His new book Father's Day: A Journey into the Mind and Heart of My Extraordinary Son is a memoir of that trip.

My conversation with Buzz Bissinger: