Inspiration can come from anywhere – just ask Matthew Binder.
The author was living in Albuquerque in 2016 working at a job.
One day, he was watching “Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown,” and the show was chronicling Bourdain’s visit to Budapest, Hungary.
“The next day, I was at a meeting and I knew I wanted to write another book,” he says. “I pulled up the cost-of-living index and found that Budapest was insanely cheap. That day, I dropped in a resignation letter and I left Albuquerque in June 2016. I lived in Budapest for six months.”
During his time there, Binder worked on what has become “The Absolved.”
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