Two years after publishing my transition to “accidental camper,” I discover the limits of romanticizing the wild.
Give Rushdie the Nobel
An ode to author Salman Rushdie, who has relentless advocated for free speech despite fatwa for his 1988 novel, “The Satanic Verses.”
On Russia, Vlad the TBD and Why it Matters for LatAm
Comparing Vladimir Putin to some of Russia’s best-known leaders from the last 400 years.
Love in the Time of Coronavirus
What’s a repat to do during lockdown? Or an expat, or anybody for that matter? Here are some idea.
‘Economic War’ from Allende’s Chile to Chavista Venezuela
Excerpts from Isabel Allende’s novel, “The House of the Spirits,” serve as an excellent look at what inspires socialists’ alleged “economic wars.”
Bullfighting: Art, Culture, Drama, Death
The case for why Spanish-style bullfighting is art, culture, drama, death and all that. Extracts from Ernest Hemingway’s “Death in the Afternoon.”
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