Meghan Ruiz

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The Nordic Novel ‘A Man Called Ove’ Is a Sleeper Hit

Three years ago, when Atria Books Editorial Director Peter Borland was sent the first 50 pages of a novel translated from the Swedish, he had no idea …

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The Long, Strange Hunt for the Folk Singer Who Thought He Was the Next Messiah

It took author Mike Stax 15 years to make sense of the life and times of the musician Craig Smith, who was on the brink of fame before something inside him snapped.<p>You don't know his name now, but there was a time when Craig Smith was on the path to becoming a star. In the early 60s, the …

These Artists Turn Your Kids' Doodles Into Wearable Jewelry

“It’s like a single moment of someone’s childhood becomes timeless."<p>Parents can now wear their hearts on their sleeves — or on their wrists or around their necks.<p>Tasarım Takarım, a 2-year-old Turkish jewelry company, converts children’s drawings into cufflinks, bracelets and necklaces, among other …

How to Make Pan-Fried Vegetable Dumplings

I grew up eating one type of dumpling—the ones my mom made. They were juicy, with the perfect combination of lean and fatty pork, and just the right amount of napa cabbage and shiitake mushrooms. I had no desire to try any other types of dumplings because these were <i>it</i>. Why try to seek perfection …

Why ‘Mein Kampf’ Is a Must-Read Now

One of the welcome developments of the new year is the republication in Germany, for the first time since World War II, of—yes, gulp—<i>Mein Kampf</i>.<p>Adolf …

Mein Kampf