Catherine Mayer

Catherine Mayer is Time Editor at Large and the author of the 2011 book Amortality: The Pleasures and Perils of Living Agelessly. Her biography of Prince Charles will be published in February 2015. Follow her on Twitter: @catherine_mayer Photograph: Cindy Palmano

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Winds of Libyan Change Envelop British Government in Stench

Tony Blair’s 2004 meeting with Muammar Gaddafi was momentous by any standards. Blair’s arrival in Libya marked the first visit to the country by a British prime minister since 1943, and proceeded against protests by some relatives of the Lockerbie dead. His purpose was to encourage Gaddafi’s perceived desire “to make common cause with us …

No News Isn’t Good News

Travel broadens the mind—unless your destination is a news-free bubble.

In London I supplement a daily fix of print, online and broadcast news by talking to primary sources including politicians and their back-room teams, in person, on the phone, by email and via Twitter and Facebook. During the past week I’ve been in California, a …

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