What I’m Reading Now

Into the Beautiful North by Luis Roberto Urrea Urrea's Hummingbird's Daughter was the best book I read last year. Have heard nothing but how brilliant this follow-up is. The story follows a young woman who seeks to repopulate her Mexican village with the men who've abandoned their...

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What I’m Reading Now

The Coroner’s Lunch by Colin Cotterill The first in the Dr. Siri Paiboun series, which I’m reading wildly out of order, it follows the tale of the irreverent coroner in 1970s communist Laos. It’s a little magic-realism, a little travelogue, a little crime fiction and a...

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Best of…

There’s a new “best of” section up there on the navigation bar. It’s a small collection of some of the better stuff I’ve posted on my Journalscape blog over the past, gosh, five years. Check it out and catch up. Think of it as the...

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