Tuesday, September 1 2009
Reeve's explores the tension between indigenous cultures and the natural world on one hand, and modern-day demands for resources and tourism on the other.
Thursday, July 9 2009
The insights into desert nomad culture make the always present possibility of death almost pale in insignificance.
Monday, November 26 2007
In Paul Theroux’s brackish, world-weary new collection, India is inherently unknowable and inevitably dangerous, the result of such knowledge being disappointment at best and, at worst, rape, dissolution, or death.
Tuesday, September 18 2007
A book exploring some of the world's most war-torn hellholes with a self-important endorsement from Bono on the back cover does not promise to be a barrel of laughs.