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Kirkus Review: Far and Away: Reporting from the Brink of Change

Far and Away: Reporting from the Brink of Change. New York: Scribner, April 2016.

A veteran journalist and travel writer collects pieces dating back to the late 1980s… Arranged in rough chronology, the pieces reflect Solomon’s impressive career… Throughout, Solomon evinces an intrepid traveler’s confidence, though he sometimes visits places that were life-threatening, from ghettos around the world to Australia, where he nearly lost his life scuba diving… Agile, informative, even revelatory pieces that, together, show us both the great variety of humanity and the interior of a gifted writer’s heart.

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