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Entries by Christopher Lydon from 01/2011

The Iraq and Af-Pak Wars, at the Receiving End with War Correspondent Nir Rosen (AUDIO)

| Posted 01.07.2011 | World

Ghaith Abdul Ahad photo Nir Rosen is the rare war reporter (not unlike Anthony Shadid) who covers Iraq and Afghanistan as if there are articulate peop...

Mohammed Hanif's AfPak: A Case of Exploding Absurdities (AUDIO)

| Posted 01.13.2011 | Books

Mohammed Hanif, the Pakistani novelist, is observing from Karachi that "even the believers" don't believe in the war in Afghanistan anymore.

Lydia Davis: Miniatures from a Mind on Fire (AUDIO)

| Posted 01.21.2011 | Books

Theo Cote photoLydia Davis keeps popping up in conversation as a favorite writer of our favorite writers -- Rae Armantrout, the Pulitzer poet, among t...

Howard French on Africa in a Chinese Century (AUDIO)

| Posted 01.24.2011 | World

Fifty years almost to the day after the catastrophic assassination of Patrice Lumumba in the Congo, the journalist Howard French is sketching an alternative path ahead for African development today.