Blogs in July 2016

The Lady and the Monk 20th July 2016

The author spent a year in Japan in search of contemplation. Instead he found a land of contradictions, where the monks spent their evenings watching game shows. It was through his relationship with Sachiko, a Japanese lady who combined...

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Cuba and the Night 1st January 1970

This is the love story between an international photojournalist and a young Cuban woman, as seen through the photographer’s eyes, the complexities of a relationship in the broadest sense, and life in Cuba.

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The Man within my Head 1st January 1970

We all carry other people inside our heads – actors, leaders, writers, people from history or fiction, met or unmet, who sometimes seem closer to us than people we know. In The Man Within My Head, Pico Iyer sets...

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