haiti http://wamc.org en The Book Show #1313 - Edwidge Danticat http://wamc.org/post/book-show-1313-edwidge-danticat <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Edwidge Danticat has written her first work of fiction in 9-years. Set in a seaside town in Haiti, <em>Claire of the Sea Light</em> unfolds over the course of one evening during which a father struggles with the painful decision of whether to give away his beloved daughter in the hopes she will find a better life with someone else.</p><p> Tue, 17 Sep 2013 19:06:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 73554 at http://wamc.org The Book Show #1313 - Edwidge Danticat "To Repair the World" by Paul Farmer http://wamc.org/post/repair-world-paul-farmer <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Doctor and social activist Paul Farmer is one of the most passionate and influential voices for global health equity and social justice. In his new book, <em>To Repair the World</em>, he encourages young people to tackle the greatest challenges of our times.</p><p> Thu, 20 Jun 2013 14:10:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 68960 at http://wamc.org "To Repair the World" by Paul Farmer Haiti Then And Now: 3 Years After The Earthquake http://wamc.org/post/haiti-then-and-now-3-years-after-earthquake Evidence of loss remains even three years after a massive earthquake claimed the lives of as many as 200,000 people in Haiti. Fri, 11 Jan 2013 09:35:00 +0000 editor 55523 at http://wamc.org Haiti Then And Now: 3 Years After The Earthquake