Find out how Cheryl Strayed turned her journey hiking the Pacific Crest Trail into a bestseller, plus how Reese Witherspoon turned the memoir into a movie!


In this exclusive video interview with Cheryl Strayed, author of the New York Times bestselling memoir Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail, she explains the process of turning her life-changing experience, which she describes as a spiritually rejuvinating rite of passage, into a book. Watch the video above to find out more about how Wild came to be, from the moment she knew it was time to put the darkest moments of her life on paper, to her experience with Reese Witherspoon to turn the book into a movie (plus, the phone call she received from Oprah!).

Also, be sure to check out Part 1 in this video series, "Wild" Author Cheryl Strayed Talks Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail.