Winner of the 2011 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Northern California Booksellers Association, Tamim Ansary is an author whose many books include Destiny Disrupted, Games Without Rules, The Widow’s Husband, and West of Kabul, East of New York. Ansary directs the oldest free writing workshop in North America (seven decades and counting), offers private workshops, and consults one-on-one with selected writers. Ansary also tours the country as a speaker, lecturer, and storyteller and is well-known for his political and cultural commentary.
Ripple Effects Addendum
Those who took my course at OLLI Berkeley titled Ripple Effects, an Alternative View of World History can find my list of the twenty most important events of human history here. (Also on this page: a partial list of books pertinent to the topics I discussed in the course this fall.)