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    No one had forewarned me however that if you live abroad any good while the notion of home is permanently compromised You will always be missing another place and no national logic will ever again seem fully obvio

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    Andrew Solomon's previous two books Noonday Demon on depression and Far From the Tree on having children very different from youyour image of what they should be are among my favorite nonfiction works of the past decade or so They are long as hell but I freuently and unhesitatingly recommend them whenever the subjects com

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    What this guy doesn't know isn't worth knowing He goes everywhere talks to everyone and reports back So this is a collection of his travel artic

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    Far and Away is a nice mixture of things it starts out with pieces about artists in Russia and China for example but there are also some pieces written for travel magazines which are about the travel and the places itself It deals with the astoundingly beautiful and the shockingly awful and Solomon can pull this off because his writing is just so good and captivating He doesn't romanticise or generalise and t

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    “Far and Away” is a collection of Andrew Solomon’s remarkable articles about his worldwide travels over the past 25

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    I have been following Solomon's writing for years and find it increasingly compelling Curiously many of the texts selected f

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    Excellent memoir based on journalism done in the 1990s and 2000s updated One of my favorite authors He blends his journeys through a variety of countries with observations of changes over time

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    Warning this isn't a book review as much as my story about this book Some years ago at least 15 my depressed then husband handed me Solomon's The Noonday Demon in order to for me to understand what he was going through he has since been diagnosed with something else but that's irrelevant here What happened I read The Noonday Demon with great interest from cover to cover yes I've had the blues myself at times

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    Well it was not exactly what I expected and sometimes the reading was uite tedious and weird but I liked uite a lot in this book anyway and still think that Andrew Solomon is one of the most original and deeply thinking modern journalists I would be happy to read of his books and especially to have them in paper form at h

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    Stories about the places the author went some are interesting some are kind of boring; some have deep thoughts some just shallow fun Here are a few uotes and notes I marked down when reading the bookThree days in August; Page 61 The artists found out long ago that the way to combat a government that presents lies as if they were the truth is to tell the truth as if it were jokeAn awakening after the Taliban

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Review À PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Ó Andrew Solomon

01 researching widespread suffering from depression and on the uest for a rare bird in Zambia in 1998 Far and Away tells these and many other stories of profound upheaval With his signature brilliance and compassion Solomon demonstrates both how history is altered by individuals and how personal identities are altered when governments alterA journalist and essayis. I have been following Solomon s writing for years and find it increasingly compelling Curiously many of the texts selected for this volume were written o Encounters with Rauschenberg uest for a rare bird in Zambia in 1998 Far and Away tells these and many other stories of profound Doctors, Ambassadors, Secretaries upheaval With his signature brilliance and compassion Solomon demonstrates both how history is altered by individuals and how personal identities are altered when governments alterA journalist and essayis. I have been following Solomon s writing for years and find it increasingly compelling Curiously many of the texts selected for this volume were written o

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In 1991 Andrew Solomon built barricades and faced down tanks in Moscow with a band of Russian artists protesting the coup after Gorbachev’s resignation In 2002 he was in Afghanistan following the fall of the Taliban; in 2014 he travelled to Myanmar to meet ex political prisoners as the country slowly fitfully pushed towards freedom We find him in Greenland in 20. Andrew Solomon s previous two books Noonday Demon on depression and Far From the Tree on having children very different from youyour image of what they s

Review À PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Ó Andrew Solomon

T of remarkable perception and prescience Solomon captures the essence of these cultures across seven continents and twenty five years and tracks seismic shifts – cultural political and spiritual He takes us on a magnificent journey into the heart of extraordinarily diverse experiences yet shows us the common humanity uniting peoples and places all over the worl. Warning this isn t a book review as much as my story about this book Some years ago at least 15 my depressed then husband handed me Solomon s The Noonday