After about a month and a half, I have only reached 1918 in Morocco Since 1830. That’s pretty slow, especially considering that I had been averaging about one book per week. So what’s going? The culprit is this darn election and me resorting to a combination of podcasts and other online sources of media. What is pretty amazing is that in both 2000 and 2004, I had trouble keeping abreast of the elections while living abroad, where now there is so much information (and disinformation) available online that is easy to stay tuned. That’s good news, except for the fact that I have a stockpile of interesting books waiting for me.

Luckily, the presidential race will come to its finish line by next week (in the absence of recounts, inshallah), and I can get back to reading. In the meantime, here is my podcast playlist:


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