The author's debut novel centers on an unlikely romance between an Iraq veteran and a Uyghur from China.
Larry Smith and Rachel Fershleisser of SMITH Magazine tell us about the wildly popular initiative in which they urge readers of their online magazine to contribute six-word stories about their lives. The results have spawned books, a Japanese translation, a multi-city live performance series and a teen website with a rabid fan base.
Here & Now listeners wrote their own six-word memoirs and we’ve assembled this little book of them. Write your own in the comments below and we’ll add it in volume two.
Here & Now resident chef and cookbook author Kathy Gunst shares her list of the best cookbooks of the year.