The author's debut novel centers on an unlikely romance between an Iraq veteran and a Uyghur from China.
Despite the ongoing fighting in Syria, some kids went back to school this week. The Syrian government says thousands of schools have been damaged and closed, or are being used by people displaced by the violence. The BBC’s Lyse Doucet reports from the Syrian capital, Damascus.
Here & Now resident chef and cookbook author Kathy Gunst shares her list of the best cookbooks of the year.