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The Ruins of Ani

by Rachel Jagareski

Father Krikor Balakian’s memoir of his 1909 visit to the medieval Armenian city of Ani is newly available in English as "The Ruins of Ani". Translator Peter Balakian highlights the historical importance of this text, which documents... Read More

Book Review

Selling to China

by Ho Lin

"Selling to China" is an engaging, authoritative guide that provides many useful tips for building a business in China that can last. When it comes to selling products in modern China, sometimes what a company thinks it knows, based on... Read More

Book Review

Traveler's Diarrhea

by Susan Waggoner

Traveler’s Diarrhea is an engaging, wryly humorous chronicle of travel to out-of-the-ordinary places. Forget the off-putting cover and the even more off-putting promise of humor “guaranteed to cause abdominal cramps, nausea” and... Read More

Book Review

Korea

by Matt Sutherland

The aftermath of the bloodbath that was World War II did not leave any of the victorious states much reason to be jubilant. Scarred and wary of each other, Russia, China, and the United States all maneuvered geopolitically to advance... Read More

Book Review

False Calm

by Meagan Logsdon

Personal memoir, travelogue, and history combine in María Sonia Cristoff’s "False Calm", a journey that peels back the layers of the ghostly fog blanketing Patagonia to reveal engrossing complexity. With quiet introspection, Cristoff... Read More

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