Jon Krakauer’s Missoula is the true-crime story of a handful of acquaintance rapes in one college town. Krakauer, who happens to be my favorite narrative nonfiction writer, uses the same technique he applied in his last two books about… 1,212 more words
It is absolutely infuriating that survivors have to rely on a man to tell the story of the injustices they face when they are assaulted on a college campus. When survivors come forward, we should believe them, and attempt to understand their experience. That being said, I am glad that Mr. Krakauer changed his mind once doing research on the topic. Rape is far too common of a crime for people to be this ignorant about it.