MAY / JUNE 2017: BY CHARITY BISHOP
Ancient civilizations found Asia, Egypt, and the Middle East “exotic.” They imported its spices, sought its elephants, tried to settle its wilds, and conquered much of it, but even today, when most of its mysteries are known, that part of the world continues to mystify, intrigue, and inspire our imaginations. Countless stories take place there. Hundreds of true stories originate there.
Shall we explore some of them?
IN THIS ISSUE:
Sadakeo and the Thousand Paper Cranes, by Veronica Leigh
The Shadow Knows, by Rachel Kovaciny
The Sultanate of Women, by Lila Donovan
Wu Zetian: The Daughter of Heaven, by Scarlett Grant
Christians in the Age of Arabian Nights, by Anna Garibay