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Six Months in Sichuan Part One: A Phone Call in Tibet

Vibrant blue and yellow prayer flags were wrapped around an ugly metal pylon. The thin fabric shook frantically in the wind, as if electrified by the current surging through the wires. Our small jeep turned a corner, and my hair stood on end. I may as well have grasped the live wire myself. It was […]

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From Sichuan to Cairo – Interview With Peter Hessler

Earlier this week I had the privilege of interviewing one of my favorite authors, Peter Hessler. As a staff writer for The New Yorker and author of three acclaimed books on China, Hessler’s writing offers fascinating and deeply felt insights into the changing landscapes, cultures and characters he has encountered in his travels.  After teaching in […]

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