I’m an American novelist, essayist, journalist, historian, travel writer, biographer, critic, editor, and consultant who lives with an elderly three-legged cat in Paris.
I’m the author of There is No Alternative: Why Margaret Thatcher Matters, Menace in Europe: Why the Continent’s crisis is America’s, Too, and Screw the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Pleasant, Middle-Class Gated Community in Delhi.
I’m now the editor-in-chief of The Cosmopolitan Globalist. Here are nice things our readers have said about us recently:
Before returning to Paris, I lived for a decade in Istanbul, where among other things I was the American Foreign Policy Council’s senior fellow for Turkey. (I also wrote a graphic novel about my seven cats called Catstantinople.) Before that, I worked at the original print version of Asia Times, in Bangkok. And before that, I studied at Balliol College at Oxford, where I got my undergraduate degree in Modern History and my doctorate in International Relations. And even before that, I studied philosophy at the University of Washington. I’ve had a lot of other interesting jobs in between.
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