Tariq Ali is a writer and filmmaker. He has written more than two dozen books on world history and politics, and seven novels (translated into over a dozen languages) as well as scripts for the stage and screen. He is an editor of New Left Review and lives in London.
Here are Tariq's first five...
"Democracy Now to get the days news"
"Counterpunch to get some hard analytical texts"
"Dawn to keep in touch with daily events in Pakistan"
"Jadilliya to read the latest from the Arab World"
"London Review of Books to see what's up on the blog, much sharper and better than its NYRB equivalent"
Image of Tariq is from here.