Archive for October, 2013

      Heide Van Doren Betz   The Dolder Grand Hotel and Resort, Zürich The Power Of The Visual In Re-Creating A World-Class Hotel...

          Israel       Assaf Gavron       The son of English immigrants, Assaf Gavron grew up in a...

            Scotland      Val McDermid       The author of crime novels, Val McDermid is known as the...

            Spain     Carlos Ruiz Zafón       Always interested in storytelling, Carlos Ruiz Zafón was creating stories...

          Iran       Nazanin Afshin-Jam       Nazanin Afshin-Jam was born in Iran just after the Revolution in...

            USA     Richard Ford       Although he was born and raised in Mississippi, Richard Ford does...

        Canada   Lawrence Hill       One of the most important contributors to black culture in Canada, Lawrence Hill is...

          Bangladesh   Tahmima Anam       The child of a diplomat, Tahmima Anam was born in Dhaka, Bangladesh, but...

              Sudan     Leila Aboulela       At six weeks of age, Leila Aboulela moved from Egypt...

            Ireland     Emma Donoghue       An accomplished novelist, scriptwriter for radio and stage, literary historian and...

          Italy     Niccolò Ammaniti       Niccolò Ammaniti, born in Rome, could have been a biologist instead of...

      Australia   Tim Flannery       Named Australian of the Year for his role in explaining environmental issues, Tim Flannery is...

              United Kingdom     Hilary Mantel       Novelist and critic, Hilary Mantel was born in Glossop,...

          Yemen     Kamal Al-Solaylee       Born in the British Crown colony of Aden (now a city in...

              Zambia     Dambisa Moyo       Named by TIME magazine as one of the 100 Most...

          India       Manu Joseph       Journalist and writer Manu Joseph was born in Kerala in southwest...

            Chile   Isabel Allende       The niece of Salvador Allende, the former President of Chile, Isabel Allende...