Calamities Of Exile Robert talks to reporter Lawrence Weschler, the author of a new book called "Calamities of Exile." The book features three profiles of men who challenged their totalitarian governments and ended up in exile. They are South African poet Breyton Breytenbach, Jan Kavan of Czechoslovakia, and Kanan Makiya of Iraq. All three men, he says, share an edginess and kind of extraordinary belief in the rightness of what they are doing. (STATIONS: "Calamities of Exile" is published by the University of Chicago Press.)
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Calamities Of Exile

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Calamities Of Exile

Calamities Of Exile

Calamities Of Exile

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Robert talks to reporter Lawrence Weschler, the author of a new book called "Calamities of Exile." The book features three profiles of men who challenged their totalitarian governments and ended up in exile. They are South African poet Breyton Breytenbach, Jan Kavan of Czechoslovakia, and Kanan Makiya of Iraq. All three men, he says, share an edginess and kind of extraordinary belief in the rightness of what they are doing. (STATIONS: "Calamities of Exile" is published by the University of Chicago Press.)