Radio Shangri-la: What I Learned in Bhutan, the Happiest Kingdom on Earth
Publish date: February 8th 2011
Publisher: Broadway Books
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
, Non Fiction
, Biography Memoir
bookshelves: bhutan, published-2010, travel, nonfiction, autobiography-memoir, midlife-crisis, autumn-2014, journalism, 5-review-from-author-zzzzzz, bellybutton-mining, abandoned, next Read on October 02, 2014 Description: Lisa Napoli was in the grip of a crisis, dissatisfied with her life and he...
What's going on when a country bravely tosses the idea of measuring a society's worth in GNP and seizes upon attempting to measure it instead with Gross National Happiness? I've always been curious about Bhutan. Sadly, Napoli reveals in this book that the food in Bhutan is abysmal, but in every othe...
In spite of being in the news business herself, Lisa Napoli was tired of its noisy, incessant, over simplified sound bites, so when offered a six month volunteer position at a startup radio station in faraway Bhutan she put her job at NPR on hold and jumped at the chance. Bhutan, a tiny landlocked B...
When the author finds herself at a cross road in her life and receives an invitation to consult a fledgling radio station at the ends of the earth in Bhutan, she takes a giant leap of faith and gets on a plane. Bhutan is known as The Happiest Place on Earth and by the end of her story, you understa...