Introducing the June 2013 Book

Real Simple’s No-Obligation Book Club members choose the Cheryl Strayed memoir “Wild.”

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Hi, Bookies!

I’m Yolanda Wikiel, a senior editor at Real Simple magazine, and I work on the magazine’s new section, “The Realist,” as well as the fashion pages. This isn’t my first go-around as the No-Obligation Book Club discussion leader: We read Ernest Hemingway’s A Moveable Feast together back in April 2010. Now, I’m really excited to begin the journey that is Cheryl Strayed’s Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail. The book is conveniently broken up into five parts, but I think we can cover our reading in three weeks:

For June 7: Prologue, Part One, and Part Two (Chapters 1 to 7)


For June 14: Part Three and Part Four (Chapters 8 to 14)


For June 21: Part Five (Chapters 15 to 19)

Let’s meet back here next week to get started on our adventure!