Adrian V Cole – Writer 2017-07-13T13:00:46+00:00


The End of History 2.0

History to date has been a story of polities becoming larger—through warfare. The End of History 2.0 It is ironic, perhaps, but writing a world history, which involves telling hundreds of stories, makes one realize how few [...]


Indian Night, North American Review

On the night my brother returned from India, I was busy trying to lose my virginity. It was August, I think, and the day had been hot. In the warm light of the late afternoon, my father drove his [...]


Night, the Desert and a Car

- Midwest Book Review says... "This annual collection of great stories from the road comes from various award-winning writers - including Solas Awards winners - and represents the best in travel literature writing, making it a powerful pick for [...]

Crazy Diamond

The points of view and perspectives in The Best Travel Writing 2009 are global, and the themes encompass high adventure, spiritual growth, romance, hilarity, misadventure, service to humanity, and encounters with exotic cuisine. Reading these stories is like sitting [...]

Unpublished Manuscripts

A Rhymer’s Guide to the United States

A Rhymer’s Guide to the United States California California’s weather is pretty good. It must be, to entertain the folks in Hollywood; Because they all enjoy a little sun, And always have a lot of [...]

On the Clear Horizon: The Life of the Prophet Muhammad

What was Alexandria? The gem of the ancient world; the Hellenic ideal of scholarship; birthplace of Neo Platonism; home of the scribes of the Septuagint—the Greek translation of the Old Testament; scene of Cleopatra’s demise. Gobbledygook, in other words, [...]

Adrian V Cole – Writer

A fan of writing in all its forms. Adrian’s credits include: M.A. in Middle Eastern Studies from Harvard University, Managing Editor of the Middle East Journal, travel essays, short stories and nonfiction essays. His publications have appeared in the North American Review, 34th Parallel, Travelers’ Tales Best Travel Writing, and the Solas Travel Writing Awards.
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The World History Writer provides articles of interest to thinking people on all subjects related to world history. We focus on ideas, questions, controversies and books. This is a kind of everyman and woman’s historical library, providing short commentaries, [...]

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