On the Road

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Ted Conover looks at roads and the crucial role they play in advancing civilization. In The Routes of Man: How Roads Are Changing the World and the Way We Live Today, he explores six of the world’s key roadways—in Peru, East Africa, the West Bank, India, China, and Nigeria.

Events: Ted Conover will be reading, as part of the Sundays at Sunny’s Reading Series
Sunday, April 4, at 3:00 pm
Sunny’s Bar
253 Conover Street, between Beard and Reed Streets
Red Hook, Brooklyn


Ted Conover

Comments [3]


in some countries (incl china) roads are the enemy of the corrupt, who also ban maps. the last thing they want are the locals telling.

Mar. 24 2010 01:00 PM
JP from NJ

Please ask guest if railroads had the same effect in their infancy before the invention of the internal combustion engine?

Mar. 24 2010 12:52 PM
Mike C. from Tribeca

Mr. Conover's book "Coyotes, A Journey Across Borders With America's Illegal Migrants" is very informative and well worth reading.

Mar. 24 2010 12:17 PM

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