Ryszard Kapuscinsk

Ryszard Kapuscinski was born in 1932.

During his four decades of reporting on Asia, Latin America, and Africa, Kapuscinski witnessed 27 coups and revolutions and was sentenced to death four times.

His books, which include The Shadow of the Sun, The Emperor, Another Day of Life, Imperium, The Shah of Shahs, and The Soccer War, have been translated into 27 languages.

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