By Signature 5 min read
As always, books are key to fostering knowledge in uncertain times. Here we turn to the best books to understand our world, nation by nation.
By Keith Rice 10 min read
The complicated history of Sudan is filled with conflict, genocide, and tragedy. Here we present the books to turn to in an effort to understand.
By Cara Cannella 3 min read
In Amir Ahmad Nasr's debut book My Isl@m: How Fundamentalism Stole My Mind -- And Doubt Freed My Soul, the three-time Weblog Award finalist and regular contributor to The Guardian offers context for the overwhelming popularity of the Sufi mystic poet Rumi, born in the early thirteenth-century in what is now Afghanistan.
By Jennie Yabroff 4 min read
For insight into what's really happening behind the scenes of the upcoming Summer Games in London, dive into these biographies and memoirs from Olympic competitors over the past century.