Travels Along the Barricades
Soft Skull Press, Paperback, 9781593765248, 287pp.
Publication Date: August 20, 2013
About the Author
Marcello DiCintio has enjoyed stints abroad in West Africa, North Africa, India, and the Middle East. His most recent book, "Poets and Pahlevans: A Journey Into the Heart of Iran," was published by Knopf Canada; it won the Wilfred Eggleston Prize for Best Non-Fiction and was praised by the "Calgary Herald" as "graceful and sympathetic...finely balanced...beautifully written and uplifted by the author's agreeable personality...not to be missed." He is also the author of "Harmattan: Wind Across West Africa," which won the Henry Kriesel Award for Best First Book. He has also written for numerous magazines and journals, including "The Walrus, EnRoute, Geist, Reader's Digest, Afar," and "The Globe and Mail."