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Reviews: All Books


Oct 2016

Review of: Published in: The Hindu

Why do we, at a remove, hunger for the traveller’s stories?

Sep 2016

Review of: Published in: The Observer

All journalists believe that they trade in empathy, but only the best make empathy – the ability to see the world through other eyes – their defining quality.

Sep 2016

Review of: Published in: The Guardian

Stylish essays, written over 25 years of travel across seven continents, explore moments of transition and argue the importance of understanding the ‘other’.

Aug 2016

Review of: Published in: The Australian

Solomon’s vivid dispatches are a gift to humanity.

Aug 2016

Review of: Published in: ABC Radio Australia

Wonderfully written— filled with fierce compassion and insight.

Aug 2016

Review of: Published in: Prospect

If there is a unifying theme here, it is Solomon’s ability to make friends in difficult circumstances.

Aug 2016

Review of: Published in: Yale Alumni Magazine

Here you can see a curious mind in motion, and map Solomon’s intellectual journey as if each piece of writing were a GPS coordinate along an unfolding path of a life’s work.

Jul 2016

Review of: Published in: Radikal

Hem kendimizi casaretlendirmek hem de cevreye daha duyarli bir gözle bakabilmek adina her sayfasinda güc veriyor.

Jun 2016

Review of: Published in: Washington Post

This is an untidy book, but a great one.... Intense purposefulness is what makes this book extraordinary... This is a very noble book.

Jun 2016

Review of: Published in: The Guardian

From assaults to kidnappings, celebrations to conflicts and journeys on ice-breakers and reindeer sleds, Solomon unites human history around the world through his intimate, personal accounts.