The author's debut novel centers on an unlikely romance between an Iraq veteran and a Uyghur from China.
Is the flurry of productivity in the lame duck Congress setting Obama up as a “comeback kid?” So far, Congress has passed a tax-cut compromise, a repeal of the military’s “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” policy and a food safety bill.
On the agenda this week are the START nuclear arms treaty with Russia and a bill providing extra benefits to 9/11 emergency responders. We take a look at the week ahead with Gail Chaddock, congressional correspondent for the Christian Science Monitor.
Here & Now resident chef and cookbook author Kathy Gunst shares her list of the best cookbooks of the year.