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Stories from the Borderland
Follow along on my blog during my expedition along Germany’s longest, skinniest nature preserve – the former death strip between East and West Germany. 

Lost Worlds
Syrian architect Mohamad Hafez was at the Fleming Museum recently to speak about how as a college student in Iowa back in 2004, he began to build miniature scenes of his native city, Damascus, to work through his homesickness. Read more/Listen


Author Jack Mayer on Lessons of the Holocaust
Seven Days, December 21, 2016
If you’ve never heard of Ernst Werner Techow or Walther Rathenau, don’t worry — and don’t let it keep you from reading Middlebury author Jack Mayer’s Before the Court of Heaven.  Read more