Books There's a Road to Everywhere Except Where You Came from by Bryan Charles Paperback, 237 pages, Pgw, List Price: $14 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleThere's a Road to Everywhere Except Where You Came fromAuthorBryan Charles Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Book Summary Describes the author's life in New York City, including how taking a writing job with Morgan Stanley sidelined his literary aspirations, his account of September 11th, and the ways his life changed afterwards. Genres: Nonfiction Biography & Memoir Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about There's a Road to Everywhere Except Where You Came from Three Books... Day In, Day Out: Three Not-At-All-Boring Books On Tedium November 24, 2013 Boredom in the immobility of a quadriplegic. Ennui in a Manhattan high-rise cubicle. Monotony in the slow-moving life of a writer. Said Sayrafiezadeh takes a look at everyday drudgery, highlighting three great memoirs that found inspiration in dullness. Life can be boring, he says, but books offer a way out — whether we're reading or writing them.