Election Night

By Tamim Ansary  Right now, I don’t want to sift the past for stories. Right now I want to focus on the long Right Now. I was in Brooklyn on November 8.  That day, having voted already in San Francisco, I had nothing to do  but tread water and  wait for the polls to close.   […]

The Liz’n’Me Club

By Tamim Ansary (Here is an excerpt from Road Trips, a memoir set against the backdrop of those long-lost years, the late sixties and early seventies.  This episode took place in 1969, when I hitchhiked across the continent, ended up broke on the east coast, spent a dull week in an ashram, and then caught […]