Ari Shapiro Ari Shapiro is co-host of All Things Considered, NPR's award-winning newsmagazine.

Paul Kingsnorth — seen here in front of his writing shed — used a crowdfunding platform to publish The Wake after mainstream houses didn't bite. Rich Preston/NPR hide caption

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'The Wake' Is An Unlikely Hit In An Imaginary Language

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Following One Migrant's Journey Across The Sea To Europe

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Chef Simon Hopkinson says mayonnaise is a total pleasure to make, but people are often frightened to try to make it themselves. Monika Evstatieva /NPR hide caption

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No-Fear Homemade Mayonnaise: Better Than What's In The Jar

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Small Time Smuggler Helps Migrants Reach Greece On The Cheap

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Boat Trip Between Bodrum And Kos Is Markedly Different For Tourists, Refugees

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For Syrian Refugees Hoping To Reach Europe, Turkey Is The Jumping Off Point

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Military bomb disposal experts examine an unexploded German bomb from World War II in East London. Hundreds of residents were moved out for their safety. Sgt. Ross Tilly/Ministry of Defence hide caption

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In London, A Bomb In The Basement Stirs Memories Of The Blitz

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North Korea's Millennials Demonstrate Entrepreneurial Spirit

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For One Couple, Grub Farm Cures Stress Of Modern Korean Life

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A shop at Seoul's Namdaemun's market where electric fans are sold. Despite scientists who tell them it's safe, many older South Koreans believe that it's dangerous to go to sleep with an electric fan on and never do so. Ari Shapiro/NPR hide caption

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South Korea's Quirky Notions About Electric Fans

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Welcome To 'The Jungle,' Where Thousands Of Migrants Have Pitched Their Tents

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French Port City Becomes Final Way Station For Some Migrants' Odysseys

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Not only did the family trade their urban life for one in a beautiful valley surrounded by mountains and trees, but they also earn $300,000 a year. Ari Shapiro/NPR hide caption

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Tired Of The Seoul-Sucking Rat Race, Koreans Flock To Farming

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Traditional architecture and modern skyscrapers overlap in central Seoul. Ari Shapiro/NPR hide caption

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In Seoul, Where Everything Moves Fast, There's Also Longing For The Past

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South Koreans Bristle At Growing Dominance Of Family-Run Conglomerates

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