Jeffrey Tayler is a U.S.-born author and journalist. He is the Russia
correspondent for the
Atlantic Monthly and a contributor to several
other magazines as well as to NPR's All Things Considered. He has
written several non-fiction books about different regions of the world
which include Facing the Congo, Siberian Dawn, Glory in a Camel's Eye,
and Angry Wind, the latter being a portrait of a journey through the
Muslim portion of black Africa. His most recent book, Angry Wind, is
about a challenging raft trip down Russia's Lena River.
Tayler is an accomplished polyglot; in addition to his native English,
he is fluent in Russian, Arabic, French, and modern Greek, and has a
functioning knowledge of Spanish and Turkish.
He served as a
Peace Corps volunteer in
Morocco from 1988 to 1990.
Since the summer of 1993, he has lived in Moscow.
Facing the Congo
Glory in a Camel's Eye
Topless Jihadis — Inside Femen, the World’s Most Provocative
^ Houghton Mifflin author bio: Jeffrey Tayler
^ Rolf Potts' vagabonding update: Jeffrey Tayler
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