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An Interview with Michael Meyer

An Interview with Michael MeyerMichael Meyer, recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and a Lowell Thomas Award for travel writing, discusses his latest book In Manchuria. Working in the groove of many great travel writers, Meyer blends narrative nonfiction, memoir and reportage for an honest look at rural Northeast China (Dongbei, formerly known as Manchuria). Traveling by train and bus across
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Tulsa, Oklahoma

Tulsa, OklahomaKindly contributed by writer and blogger Sasha Martin, who set out on a 195-week trip around the world — without leaving her kitchen. Her culinary journey is captured in her new book Life from Scratch. Determined to cook (and eat!) a meal from every country in the world, Martin makes peace with her past through
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In Manchuria

In ManchuriaChinese youth who live in the countryside often dream of moving to the city. Conversely, Michael Meyer lived in Beijing but dreamed of moving to Manchuria, the northeastern province of China known locally as Dongbei (rhymes with “wrong way”), where he eventually resided among his wife’s family in a village called Wasteland. With his new
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