Viva revival

  Viva South America! was my first book, published in 2008. Faber are bringing out a new edition next month, with a new chapter that reflects on the changes in the continent post-Chavez. I have also updated and improved the book and it has a new subtitle, with me now journeying through a surging continent … Continue reading Viva revival

India Rising review, Irish Times

‘In India Rising, the British journalist Oliver Balch beautifully captures the spirit and rhythm of a nation. Balch foregoes analysis and history-book fact-feeding for a collection of lively anecdotes gathered from across the subcontinent. We meet designers at Delhi Fashion Week who capture old and new India in their catwalk creations; a taxi driver who splits … Continue reading India Rising review, Irish Times