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An Interview with Alison Singh Gee

An Interview with Alison Singh GeeAn interview with award-winning Chinese-American journalist Alison Singh Gee, who discusses her glittering expatriate memoir about finding love and navigating the difficulties of an Indian royal family, Where the Peacocks Sing. In the “swish, fragrant existence” of Hong Kong glitterati, the young writer meets her future husband Ajay and dives into his world: a hundred-room
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A FAVORITE SPOT

Pera, Istanbul

Pera, IstanbulKindly contributed by Charles King, author of Midnight at the Pera Palace, a twentieth-century history of the Near East through the prism of one its greatest cities, Istanbul. King sets the reader in a world of intrigue, jazz, feminism, Trotskyism, violence, sex and espionage, at the center of which stood the wondrous, decaying Pera Palace Hotel.
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Blue Hope

Blue HopeNational Geographic Explorer-in Residence, Time magazine’s first Hero of the Planet and a Library of Congress Living Legend, Sylvia Earle, dubbed “Her Deepness” by the New Yorker, is an international advocate, ambassador and champion of all things ocean. Her current efforts are galvanized behind the Mission Blue movement, a massive campaign to ignite support to
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