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Global Politics

Five foot shelf update

?Dr. Eliot's Five Foot Shelf? was a list of literature classics compiled back in 1909. Last week we asked YOU to tell us which books you'd put on a Five Foot Shelf in 2009. Anchor Laura Lynch and book critic Christopher Merrill review suggestions.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit: Eva Ayllon

The singer dubbed the Queen of Afro-Peruvian Soul is wrapping up a short summer tour here in the US. Eva Ayllon hasn't strayed from her musical roots. Instead she's taken her music and performed it to a sell out crowd at Carnegie Hall.

Conflict & Justice

Geo Quiz / Geo Answer

We're searching for a 900-mile-long river system that runs through western Africa. The answer is The Volta River. It's featured in a new detective novel, ?Wife of the Gods.? Anchor Laura Lynch speaks with the author, Kwei Quartey, who grew up in Ghana.