” You can find dozens of books about people taking the Trans-Siberian Railroad. I knew I had to do something different to cross Siberia. To drive and to talk with people along the way, that was how I wrote my book ‘Great Plains’. I drove and camped in Siberia, but did not have a real program. “


” Words are charms. It’s like a song you didn’t even know you knew. “


” I think what is important for things to be funny is if you the listener, or the reader, get a chance to supply the humor of it yourself. “


” Russia has always had a global history. Global history is a bummer. You suffer invasions of all different kinds. And Russia was not defended against them. “


” Human connection is the way things work. It’s like a patronage system. You know somebody, and he knows somebody, and he knows somebody, and he knows the district governor, and it’s okay. “



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You can find dozens of books about people taking the Trans-Siberian Railroad. I knew I had to do something different to cross Siberia. To drive and to talk with people along the way, that was how I wrote my book
Words are charms. It


I think what is important for things to be funny is if you the listener, or the reader, get a chance to supply the humor of it yourself.
Russia has always had a global history. Global history is a bummer. You suffer invasions of all different kinds. And Russia was not defended against them.
Human connection is the way things work. It
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