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 […]

Somebody’s Story

By Tamim Ansary   In 1972, I came to a suicidal moment, which I skirted by going on a road trip; and thereby hangs a tale.  The gist of the tale is simple: one November day I felt that I might kill myself if I didn’t barrel to the opposite coast lickety split to see […]