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An Interview with Marie Mockett

An Interview with Marie MockettAuthor Marie Mutsuki Mockett discusses her frequent travels to Japan in the wake of the 2011 tsunami, captured in her new travel memoir Where the Dead Pause, and the Japanese Say Goodbye.Her book is an unpretentious and engaging introduction to Japanese culture and Zen Buddhism as well as an exploration of how a particular culture
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Sigiriya, Sri Lanka

Sigiriya, Sri LankaKindly contributed by Nayomi Munaweera, whose debut novel Island of a Thousand Mirrors alternates between the stories of two young women on either side of the Sri Lankan Civil War between the Tamil and Sinhala people, exploring human struggle through a re-imagining of Sri Lanka’s 1983 revolution. When the brutal conflict erupts on the island
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BOOK OF THE WEEK

The Romani Gypsies

The Romani GypsiesThe Romani, Roma, Roms or Gypsies (a misnomer which has survived since Europeans thought they were Egyptians) have intrigued many a European vacationer. In the absence of a consistent narrative about the itinerant people, many Westerners who encounter Roms in their travels rely on fictional depictions of the culture, leading them to consider Roms asmerelyexotic
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