After Words with Jere Van Dyk
Jere Van Dyk talked about being held prisoner by the Taliban in 2008. Mr. Van Dyk and his guides spent 45 days in a dark cell after… read more
Jere Van Dyk talked about being held prisoner by the Taliban in 2008. Mr. Van Dyk and his guides spent 45 days in a dark cell after being captured by Taliban fighters in the tribal areas between Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Mr. Van Dyk discussed his experiences with New Yorker staff writer George Packer. Mr. Packer’s latest book is Interesting Times.
The interview was held at Book Expo America, an annual trade show for the publishing industry that features author events, educational panels, and information on soon-to-be published books. Book Expo America 2010 was held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City from May 25-27, 2010. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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