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RIP Robert Hunter, one of the all-time great songwriters

Eyes of the World: An interview with Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter So very, very sad to hear that Robert Hunter has passed away. To honor the man, I present my 2015 (?) interview. An edited version ran on WSJ.com as part of a preview…

Why summer camp is a great thing: my day as a 44-year-old camper

I recently became a camper for the first time in almost 30 years when I spent a day at Camp Coleman in Cleveland, Georgia. Technically, I was more of a counselor, since I spent 24 hours there meeting with campers to talk about travel, writing,…

Expat Women Interview with me, a Man....

‎"One of my big takeaways of expat life is that there are a million different realities that any one person might live at any one time and all of them may be equally valid." There's a new, very nice interview with me all about Big In China…