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Desert Island Books Interview, with Jeff J. Brown, author of 44 Days Backpacking in China

  Will I ever get there? (image by 3.bp.blogspot.com)   The owner/editor of a popular weekly magazine in Beijing challenged Jeff J. Brown, author of 44 Days Backpacking in China to answer personal questions about books and what literature, writers and genres mean to him. Some of his answers are quite surprising and revealing, and…

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Part 12 of 44 Days Beijing Radio AM774 Interview with Bruce Connolly

Expansive view of Dali’s Erhai Lake, from 2,600 meters above sea level and the Zhonghe Temple, high up in the Cangshan Mountians, overlooking the huge lake plain 600 meters below. Photo from the book, 44 Days Backpacking in China, by Jeff J. Brown.   Listen to Jeff talk about some of the travel and cultural…

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Part 11 of 44 Days Beijing Radio AM774 Interview with Bruce Connolly

A Mosuo boatswain ferrying Jeff across Lugu Lake, from Sichuan to Yunnan. Photo from the book, 44 Days Backpacking in China, by Jeff J. Brown.   Listen to Jeff talk about some of the travel and cultural highlights from his book and journey, 44 Days Backpacking in China. This podcast covers his journey across China…

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Part 10 of 44 Days Beijing Radio AM774 Interview with Bruce Connolly

  A look across the amazingly beautiful Tibetan Liqi Valley, between Kangding and Jiulong, Sichuan. Photo from the book, 44 Days Backpacking in China, by Jeff J. Brown.   Listen to Jeff talk about some of the travel and cultural highlights from his book and journey, 44 Days Backpacking in China. This podcast covers his…

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Part 9 of 44 Days Beijing Radio AM774 Interview with Bruce Connolly

  A look down at the scenic vista of Tagong, on the Tibetan Plateau, from the imposing, sacred Mount Jinire, overlooking the town. Photo from the book, 44 Days Backpacking in China, by Jeff J. Brown.   Listen to Jeff talk about some of the travel and cultural highlights from his book and journey, 44…

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Jeff Brown talks about 44 Days at the Bookworm Literary Festival, with Bill Kazer of the Wall Street Journal as moderator

Apologies for the photos being out of focus. The nice lady at the Bookworm didn’t notice she had the camera on manual focus… Better luck next year!     Jeff and Bill have a jolly good time during their repartée together.     One part of the packed house for the 44 Days book talk….

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Part 8 of 44 Days Beijing Radio AM774 Interview with Bruce Connolly

    Delicious, home cooked, fresh and piping hot food is available everywhere you turn when traveling in China. Here is an open air roadside restaurant on the way from Chengdu to Kangying, in Sichuan Province. Photo from the book, 44 Days, by Jeff J. Brown.     Listen to Jeff talk about some of…

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Part 7 of 44 Days Beijing Radio AM774 Interview with Bruce Connolly

  Tibetan faithful praying and chanting around an altar on the banks of the Namo River, in Langmusi, Sichuan, before going into Fairy Cave, behind, to leave offerings of supplication. Photo from the book, 44 Days, by Jeff J. Brown.     Listen to Jeff talk about some of the travel and cultural highlights from…

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