Bruce Wallace reports on an anthology of Afghan-American writing from mostly younger writers. Much of the writing addresses the difficulties of adapting to life in the US, as well as the difficulties of going back to Afghanistan.
The World's Marco Werman tells us about the poetry and life of the late Andree Chedid, born in Egypt and most recently of Paris, France. Chedid, who won the 1979 Goncourt prize for literature for "Time And The Body".
Airline passengers are not used to getting something for free. But Amsterdam's Schiphol airport has its own library. Travelers can now kick back with one of its 1,200 books - for nothing - while they wait. The World's Clark Boyd reports.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with The World's book critic Christopher Merrill about a novel set in East Pakistan, the part of Pakistan that declared its independence in 1971 as the new nation of Bangladesh.
The World's Jeb Sharp profiles Daoud Hari, a Sudanese refugee from Darfur who worked as translator and guide for aid workers, journalists and genocide investigators along the Chad-Sudan border; Hari has written a memoir called "The Translator."