Posts Tagged: dubai

Reading across Cultures: A Conversation with Ratika Kapur

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Ratika Kapur discusses her latest book, The Private Life of Mrs. Sharma, the disappointing romance of affairs, and how people carry on after doing the unthinkable. ...more

When Pigs Fly

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dubaiThe e-ticket I held in my hand entitled me to board two airplanes, which I did.  I flew all the way from Cairo International Airport to the glitzy city of Dubai with its innumerable skyscrapers jutting up out of the pastel-pink sands of that part of Arabia.

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Urban Nature Photography

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Dubai is quite possibly the craziest place someone could be right now. A city halted in the middle of Final Fantasy style urbanization by economic collapse. A constitutional monarchy with the (unfinished) world’s tallest building and no businesses to fill it.

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