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What the World Needs Now

Far & Away: How Travel Can Change the World (Chatto & Windus, 2017).

by Sara Wheeler

Far & Away is literary journalism at its crackling best. The tone of the essays oscillates between horror (Rwanda and Cambodia) and humour… There are two keys to success in this genre: specificity and perspective. Solomon understands this, perhaps intuitively. He takes the long view, as a writer should… These pages foster the embrace of diversity.

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