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My guest this week is Rory Stewart, British academic, diplomat, explorer, author, soldier, and politician. Rory is a Senior Fellow at Yale University's Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, where he teaches politics and international relations. He has served as a Minister in four different departments of the UK government, including Secretary of State for International Development. He resigned from this role when Boris Johnson became Prime Minister. He was also a Member of Parliament. He has walked across Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan, India, and Nepal, and written a best selling book, The Places In Between, about his experiences.
Tristram Shandy by Lawrence Sterne, 1759
Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy, 1877
The Civilisation of the Renaissance in Italy by Jacob Burckhardt, 1860
The Power and the Glory by Graham Greene, 1940
The Master and his Emissary by Ian McGilchrist, 2009
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