Book Review

MAGIC RAMEN—THE STORY OF MOMOFUKU ANDO

By Andrea Wang Illustrated by Kana Urbanowicz Hardcover, 34 pages, 2019. Little Bee Books (Bonnier Publishing) https://littlebeebooks.com http://www.bonnierpublishingusa.com If you’ve ever enjoyed instant ramen, Ando is the man to thank. Osaka was Japan’s second largest […]

Special Report

THE ROLLOUT BEGINS

On March 1, 2021, the national government finally began its much delayed anti-COVID vaccination program.  More than 200 government health personnel and other officials were inoculated—a small but significant number, given that the government was […]

Ivy Digest

STUDY SAYS DR SEUSS BOOKS ARE RACIST

Acutely aware of the power of books to teach tolerance or racism, publishers and authors face ostracism for racially insensitive content—a form of cancel culture. On March 2, to mark the birthday of famed US […]

Book Review

CORA COOKS PANCIT

Research shows that regular exposure to various cultures helps us become more open, considerate, and tolerant. As we shelter and social distance, books are a great way to learn how others who seem different are […]