Monthly Archives: February 2016

Ernest Hemingway and China’s Wings in the South China Morning Post

Thrilled to see this story about Ernest Hemingway and Martha Gellhorn in the Valentine’s Day edition of Hong Kong’s South China Morning Post. China’s Wings, William Bond, the China National Aviation Corporation (CNAC), Emily “Mickey” Hahn, and Pan Am all get substantial mentions. And I suspect a few chunks of the story were sourced from this website. Continue reading

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My review of “The Last Thousand” by Jeffrey E. Stern

“… a paean to the power of education and its potential to peacefully revolutionize a violent nation.” Continue reading

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My review of “The Ghosts of K2” by Mick Conefrey

“More than 4,000 people have reached the top of Everest. Only 376 have ever held K2’s 28,251-foot summit beneath their cold, booted feet…” Continue reading

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