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Vegan Africa

by Jeff Fleischer

Marie Kacouchia’s cookbook "Vegan Africa" is packed with a wide variety of recipes from across the continent. The recipes range from simple sauces to flavorful mains, all using natural ingredients and that stand to hold appeal for... Read More

Book Review

The Ring Breaker

by Jeff Fleischer

In Jean Gill’s gripping historical novel "The Ring Breaker", a young man comes of age in the Viking-era Orkney Islands, navigating court intrigue, his own survival, and his confusing feelings about the jarl’s cursed ward. The book... Read More

Book Review

Wake Up, This Is Joburg

by Jeff Fleischer

In "Wake Up, This Is Joburg", photographer Mark Lewis and writer Tanya Zack document stories about people getting by on the fringes of Johannesburg. These pieces are sometimes sad, sometimes inspiring, and add up to a complicated picture... Read More

Book Review

Romania

by Jeff Fleischer

First published in 1933, the new version of "Romania", edited by Ernest Latham Jr., compiles more than three hundred images by the late photographer Kurt Hielscher, taken during visits from 1931 to 1932. It’s an intriguing... Read More

Book Review

Muppets in Moscow

by Jeff Fleischer

At the end of the Cold War, a television producer, Natasha Lance Rogoff, took on the challenge of creating Ulitsa Sezam, a Russian version of Sesame Street. In "Muppets in Moscow", she chronicles the challenges of that endeavor, from... Read More

Book Review

Half Wild

by Jeff Fleischer

Dave Dempsey spent more than three decades working in a range of environmental-policy roles in Michigan, and those experiences inform his new essay collection "Half Wild". The stories in the book all discuss the intersection of human... Read More

Book Review

Compass

by Jeff Fleischer

In Murray Lee’s engrossing novel Compass, a travel writer with an encyclopedic knowledge of previous polar expeditions sets out on his own trip to the Arctic. Guy narrates, mixing dark comedy into his tale with high dramatic stakes.... Read More

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