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Tokyo Junkie

by Meg Nola

Robert Whiting’s memoir "Tokyo Junkie" details his long-standing relationship with Japan’s populous, quirky capital. Whiting first arrived in Japan as a US Air Force soldier; he watched Tokyo emerge from its post-war malaise to... Read More

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Vidas

by Karen Rigby

Edward Stanton’s "Vidas" gathers his encounters with Mexicans and his travels through Spain in rhapsodic essays that mine his lifelong fascination with Latino cultures. Stanton’s interest in Latino cultures was initiated by a... Read More

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Into the Carpathians

by Eileen Gonzalez

"Into the Carpathians" depicts a journey so breathtaking that it will make even those who dislike the outdoors want to pack a bag and see Sparks’s marvels for themselves. Alan E. Sparks recounts a transformative hiking expedition in... Read More

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Midnight's Borders

by Wendy Hinman

Suchitra Vijayan’s complex history Midnight’s Borders shows how India’s policies have fueled border conflicts, with devastating effects. Vijayan uses precise language to explain the implications that India’s contested borders... Read More

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On the Ho Chi Minh Trail

by Susan Waggoner

Combining interviews, history, and reportage, Sherry Buchanan’s "On the Ho Chi Minh Trail" illuminates the lives of women during the Vietnam War. Buchanan was a college student during the Vietnam War. Decades later, her interest in the... Read More

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