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Immigrants Write: The Best Books to Understand Our World

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.


This Side of Syria: Best Books to Understand the Syrian Experience

In the kickoff to our new series, we've curated essential reading - fiction and nonfiction, by Syrians and non-Syrians, to understand this war-torn country.


The Syria I Knew: A Writer’s Reflections

Emily Robbins, author of the new novel A Word for Love, reflects upon her time in Syria, where the country is now, and how it plays into her writing.


Katherine Zoepf on the Remarkable Women of the Arab World

Katherine Zoepf discusses interviewing the women at the forefront of change in the Arab world for her book Excellent Daughters on Beaks and Geeks.


Weekend Reading: Aleppo, Remembering Sandy Hook, and More

This weekend, keep your eyes on Aleppo, mourn those lost in the Sandy Hook shooting four years ago, and consider the Russian hacks on U.S. political parties.


Weekend Reading: Hillary Clinton’s Pneumonia, the Sixth Extinction, and More

This weekend, closely monitor Hillary Clinton's health (or maybe don't), consider the Syria Civil Defense for the next Nobel Peace Prize, and beware the sixth extinction.