Found Money

by Tamim Ansary Someone used the phrase “found money” the other night, and it got me thinking. I’ve found money a few times. Not often, and never very much of it, but I have found money. And every time I did, it seemed to bring out a superstitious streak in me, a streak I was not otherwise aware of even having. […]

True Facts and True Stories

By Tamim Ansary The border between memoir and history has blurred for me, and I speak from experience. I’ve written two memoirs and two histories and I’m working on one more of each. At one level, I suppose it’s obvious. A memoir is the story of one life–it’s history writ small. But every life is […]