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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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A FAVORITE SPOT

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 Burma Spring

The Burma SpringAward-winning journalist Rena Pederson delivers an inspiring biography of the charismatic Aung San Suu Kyi, whose life and work has served as inspiration for Burma’s first steps toward democracy. Drawing on exclusive interviews with Suu Kyi since her release from her 15-year house arrest, Pederson sheds new light on the hardships Suu Kyi and her
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