THREE THINGS ABOUT… SAUL KLEIN

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1.

Hav­ing checked off more than 70 coun­tries (in­clud­ing In­dia five times), he's on the road ev­ery month work­ing with in­ter­na­tional part­ners. “I like the ex­pe­ri­ence of try­ing dif­fer­ent things.”

2.

His mi­gra­tion lin­eage is long: his grand­fa­ther left Lithua­nia for sev­eral years to train horses for the Bri­tish Army in south­west Africa dur­ing the Boer War, and his fa­ther quit the then–soviet Euro­pean coun­try for Rhode­sia at the be­gin­ning of the Sec­ond World War. “He had wanted to go to South Africa, but they had quo­tas on Jewish mi­gra­tion,” Klein says.

3.

Klein has long been ad­dicted to the works of Indian au­thors such as V.S. Naipaul and Arund­hati Roy. “Per­haps there's an ex-colo­nial piece to why I'm fas­ci­nated–there are sim­i­lar ex­pe­ri­ences,” he ob­serves.

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