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Though North Korea remains as impenetrable as ever, these books offer glimpses into the nation through fiction, memoir, and more.
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Egypt, a storied nation spanning two continents, offers much in the way of history, tradition, and culture. Herewith, the best books to understand Egypt.
By Lauren LeBlanc 6 min read
Dani Shapiro weaves among fiction and nonfiction. Here’s where to start (spoiler: her latest!) and where to go from there.
By Jennie Yabroff 4 min read
Sometimes an author escapes society to write a novel. Other times, she escapes to try to write a novel, semi-succeeds, then pens a memoir about her foibles.
By Keith Rice 13 min read
Stressful times got you down? To help us all over the hump of these uncertain times, we’ve pulled together a ton of funny books to get the dopamine going.