Book Talk in Los Angeles

I’ll be speaking on my memoir anthology “Coming of Age in a Hardscrabble World,” just out from University of Georgia Press, at the Tia Chucha’s Centro Cultural and Bookstore in Los Angeles on Thursday, December 19, 2019, at 6 p.m. Tia’s Chucha’s was created by the great Luis J. Rodriguez, poet and author of “Always […]

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Posted in Content on December 17, 2019

Archaeology, the anti-looting

I spoke at Ursinus College outside Philadelphia last week on my book Stealing History and was struck by how its basic message still resonates. That message is that the illicit antiquities trade is compromising our ability to learn more about the story of humanity. No matter how much the dealers’ lobby and collecting museums try […]

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Posted in Content on October 29, 2019

I’ll be back…

I’m on a bit of hiatus these days from magazine writing due to some public speaking engagements, which are a great pleasure but more time-consuming than you might think, and I’m finishing a degree at Georgetown University. But I’ll be back soon — two articles on Peru are coming out soon in Archaeology.

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Posted in Content on October 20, 2019