May 3, 2024 Reading How the World Really Works

Sometimes my readers send me photos of my books displayed in bookstores in London, Tokyo, New York or Prague, and I take these sightings as expected signs of globalization. But here is something beyond expectation: a video clip of Siebe Vanhee  –an accomplished big wall climber — Siebe Vanhee ( –- reading How the World Really Works while stuck for days in a portaledge hanging on a mountain wall: Siebe Vanhee – El Vikingo | The advantage of being stuck in a portaledge 700m of the ground… At home I can never do this, reading 4 books in 9 days! We have been… | Instagram

Thanks to Tony Morley for coming across the clip!