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Author Interview: Journalism,Scandal and Books About Yemen

Destination: Yemen

Interview with  Jennifer Steil

One week from now, the movie Eat Pray Love will (perhaps) be the hot new movie of the summer. The book by Elizabeth Gilbert was enormously successful, and I will be talking about three OTHER women travel writers during this week of hoopla. Sorry, this first interview runs a bit long, but I hope you’ll find it worth the time.

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After I reviewed The Woman Who Fell From the Sky by Jennifer Steil, I talked to the author. Ironically, the woman who went to Yemen to teach good journalism practices, discovered even worse journalism in England.  You may want to go back and read the review(click on the title above) to put this conversation  in context.

A Traveler’s Library: You obviously are a person with some strong opinions–how did you manage to be so objective in describing the practices in Yemen, particularly when it came to the treatment of women? Continue reading