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. Legacy of Spies – John le Carre’s new novel

Film and TV:

  1. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy – BBC’s version of John le Carre’s novel with Alec Guinness as George Smiley
  2. The Hero – Sam Elliott as an aging actor struggling with family and age.
  3. The Zookeeper’s Wife – story of a Polish couple who saved Jews during WWII.

Favorite blogs and websites:

  1. https://kate-ballbach.squarespace.com/  Seattle friends living in London and exploring Europe with their kids. Truly good writing about everyday living.
  2. http://www.gandt.com/  A Navy/Pan Am colleague who writes excellent aviation fiction and non-fiction
  3. https://alexandradaneblog.wordpress.com/  A blogger/memoirist friend