Other Good Travel Reading

Current reading:

  1. The Retreat of Western Liberalism – Edward Luce
  2. Refugees – Viet Thanh Nguyen’s new book of short stories
  3. Orwell and Churchill – Thomas Ricks’ book about these two giants
  4. The World in Disarray – Richard Haass on foreign policy
  5. What is Populism? – Jan-Werner Mueller defines the term

Film and TV:

  1. Victoria and Abdul – Dame Judy Dench in a quirky film about her friendship with a Pakistani servant/teacher
  2. Lady Bird – Saorise Ronan in a coming of age film and a mother-daughter struggle
  3. The Zookeeper’s Wife – story of a Polish couple who saved Jews during WWII.

Favorite blogs and websites:

  1. www.candaceroserardon.com  “Moment Sketchers: Connecting with the World Through Art.” Lovely website of a young woman artist/writer friend.
  2. https://kate-ballbach.squarespace.com/  Seattle friends living in London and exploring Europe with their kids. Truly good writing about everyday living.
  3. http://www.gandt.com/  A Navy/Pan Am colleague who writes excellent aviation fiction and non-fiction
  4. https://alexandradaneblog.wordpress.com/  A blogger/memoirist friend