Whitney Azoy’s Afghanistan: A Partial Comprehension – tales and photos from the pre-war

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When National Geographic Magazine commissioned me during the early 2000s to do a story that would ‘reveal’ Afghanistan in the wake of the U.S.-led NATO occupation, I was somewhat panicked. As with...

Parag Khanna’s Latest Book: The Future is Asian

Asia is not a continent, Parag Khanna observes; it is an extended region that includes some five billion people, whereas China’s population accounts for a mere 1.5 billion. As Khanna sees it, It is...

Crowdfunding the books you want, and disrupting big business

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Gib Bulloch, who grew up on the Scottish Isle of Bute, distinguished himself by leading a corporate "guerrilla movement" inside one of the largest global consulting organizations. Now 51, Gib (born Gilbert, but he...

PRINCE SADRUDDIN AGA KHAN: Humanitarian & Visionary

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This article was first published in the Oct/Nov 2017 print and e-edition of Global Geneva magazine. FOR DIANA MISEREZ, SADRUDDIN, WHO WAS BORN in Paris and died at the age of 70 in 2003, was a...

All aboard India’s disappearing railways

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In this review for The Australian, the BBC's renowned former correspondent in India looks at the late Angus Mcdonald’s new book, India's Disappearing Railways: A Photographic Journey (Hardie Grant Books, $59.95). Sadly, McDonald suddenly died...

Paris to the Pyrenees: A Skeptic Pilgrim Walks the Way of Saint James. By...

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Travel-writing legend Jan Morris called David Downie's 2011 collection of essays about Paris "Perhaps the most evocative American book about Paris since A Moveable Feast."  Now Downie with his wife, photographer Alison Harris, has...

Paris to the Pyrenees: A Skeptic Pilgrim Walks the Way of Saint James. By...

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By the Editors Paris -- Travel-writing legend Jan Morris called David Downie's 2011 collection of essays about Paris "Perhaps the most evocative American book about Paris since A Moveable Feast."  Now Downie with his wife,...