I’m spending most of this month and last looking over the Hudson River, from Jersey City to New York. It’s a good vantage point to be an observer of global interactions and politics. It is from here that I read wrote most of the books I have reviewed so far for Zócalo Public Square. Three […]
Last week, Zócalo Public Square ran the first book review I wrote for them. The inaugural piece was on The Aid Trap: Hard Truths About Ending Poverty by R. Glenn Hubbard and William Duggan. Here’s an excerpt: In 2006, Warren Buffet made a $31 billion gift to the Gates Foundation. He explained the generous donation […]
is the nfl weakening defense of redskins’ name3. Texas A OT Jake Matthews: The son of NFL Hall of Famer Bruce Matthews, the Aggies standout will get even more attention now that Luke Joeckel has left College Station. He may even be able to get drafted ahead of a quarterback depending on which teams are […]
Ok, maybe not so big to you, but big to me. After struggling with bugginess and hand-coding for years, I finally made the switch from Movable Type to WordPress. Let me know what you think and if you find any broken links. RSS feeds and permalinks should still work properly (fingers crossed).
If you’re looking for a resume, you can find out more about my work on LinkedIn. Jump down the page for a complete list of publications. You can also find a list of my appearances as a speaker, moderator and panelist. I also keep an updated list of book reviews, if that’s what you’ve come here […]
My name is Angilee Shah and I am a journalist, editor and blogger. I work on stories as diverse as features about women in tech, investigative reports on Sri Lanka’s civil war, and scholar and journalist collaborations for a book on China. The common thread is always my interest in the world, the way people interact across cultures […]
Last week I impulsively tweeted (twittered? I think that’s more clear) about the unfortunate accident my iPhone met with my bathroom floor. I guess it’s lucky that the damage is superficial, but I was floored by the outpouring of support I received from friends and strangers. So here’s the update: Everything still works and a […]
This week I’m revisiting one of my favorite books, the famous fictionalized account of the last months in the life of South American liberator Simon Bolivar by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. I cannot recall the first time I read The General in His Labyrinth except that it was early in my college career and it opened […]