Posted on August 23, 2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Last week, the world’s eyes were on the chaos in Afghanistan, and author Khaled Hosseini spoke emotionally about the developments there.

This week, we have yet another country in turmoil, for whom an author spoke up on NPR.

Myriam J. A. Chancy wrote an essay about processing the disasters striking her native land, Haiti, and about seeing an almost casual reaction to it from some acquaintances. 

So to humanize and explain what can feel like a distant crisis to some, Chancy recommends a variety of books — fiction and nonfiction — about Haiti, to bring that country to life.

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