Danish writer Baroness Karen von Blixen-Finecke, who wrote under the pen name Isak Dinesen, was born in 1884. She and her husband moved to Kenya in 1914 and her experiences, became the came memoir "Out of Africa". Read books by Issak Dinesen
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David Shukman - Author
David Shukman has been a BBC television reporter for nearly three decades. He reposted live from East Berlin during the fall of the wall and from conflicts in Bosnia, the Caucasus and Africa. He has broadcast from more than ninety countries and became Environment and Science Correspondent in 2003.
Featured Books, with extracts, by David Shukman
Reporting Live from the End of the World David Shukman
With so many writers absolutely convinced of the environmental hazards we face, it was a relief to turn to the views of David Shukman, someone who has no axe to grind. As the BBC’s Environment correspondent he has travelled the... Format: Paperback - Released: 22/04/2010