was educated at Columbia University and Oxford University. She was
an assistant editor at the Times Literary Supplement and she edited Soho Square. She has written for a wide range of publications including the Independent, Vogue, The Nation and
The Wall Street Journal. Bury Me Standing was published in 1995. She lives in London.
Vystudovala na Kolumbijské
Nostalgia is the essence of Gypsy song, and seems always to have been. But nostalgia for what? Nostos is the Greek for a ‚a return home‘; the Gypsies have no home, and, perhaps uniquely among peoples, they have no dream of a homeland. Utopia – ou topos – means
‚no place‘. Nostalgia for utopia: a return home to no place. O lungo drom. The long road.