Author(s): Anjan Sundaram
In the powerful travel-writing tradition of Ryszard Kapuscinski and V. S. Naipaul, a haunting memoir of a dangerous and disorienting year of self-discovery in one of the world's unhappiest countries.
ANJAN SUNDARAM is an award-winning journalist who has reported from Africa and the Middle East for "The New York Times" and the Associated Press. His writing has also appeared in "Foreign Policy," "Fortune," "The Washington Post," the "Los Angeles Times," the "Chicago Tribune," "The Telegraph," "The Guardian," the "International Herald Tribune," and the "Huffington Post." He has been interviewed by the BBC World Service and Radio France Internationale for his analysis of the conflict in Congo. He received a Reuters journalism award in 2006 for his reporting on Pygmy tribes in Congo's rain forest. He currently lives in Kigali, Rwanda, with his wife.