News & Reviews

LA Times, Article and Author Q&A

Carine McCandless on ‘The Wild Truth’ and her brother Chris’ life – By Jasmine Elist In April 1992, Chris McCandless walked into the Alaskan wilderness. He survived there for more than 100 days before perishing in an abandoned bus. Since then, millions have become captivated with his story, reading about it in Jon Krakauer’s iconic … Continue reading

Baltimore Sun, Article & Interview

Arbutus Library hosts ‘The Wild Truth’ author – By Lauren Loricchio Carine McCandless, sister of Chris McCandless, whose journey of solitude through the wilderness in Alaska was depicted in Jon Krakauer’s novel “Into the Wild”, will discuss her recently published book, “The Wild Truth” Saturday afternoon in Arbutus. She will hold a book signing and … Continue reading

The National Post Interview

The Afterword Reading Society: The Wild Truth by Carine McCandless Karen Bosworth asks: Do you continue to have a relationship with your mother and father, and what made you finally decide to tell the truth about your family? Carine McCandless responds: No, my parents made their choice to no longer associate with me years ago, … Continue reading

Anchorage Press Review

Back Into The Wild Mention Jon Krakauer’s Into The Wild to most Alaskans and you’ll get more than a glint of recognition and invariably an opinion one way or the other on that unfortunate (or reckless) young man, Christopher McCandless, who starved to death in a bus near Denali Park. In The Wild Truth, Carine … Continue reading Article and Author Q&A

Carine McCandless and the Hidden Story Behind “Into the Wild” Jon Krakauer’s bestselling book Into the Wild immortalized Chris McCandless, the popular, affluent young man who abandoned his possessions, trekked across the country, vanished into the Alaskan wilderness for reasons apparently unknown, and was found starved to death in 1992. His story of wanderlust and … Continue reading

CBC Day 6 Radio Program with Brent Bambury (Canadian NPR)

Day 6 encore: Carine McCandless on Into The Wild and The Wild Truth It’s been nearly two decades since Into the Wild was published, Jon Krakauer’s book about 24-year-old Chris McCandless who cut himself off from his family, renounced money and possessions, and disappeared into the Alaskan wilderness. But questions about Chris’ decision have lingered … Continue reading