Song of the Week: “Don’t Wait” by Mapei

This week’s song “Don’t Wait,” is by Rhode Island-born Stockholm-raised sing Mapei (and who can resist a Rhode Island/Sweden connection).  I learned of the song through NPR’s All Song’s Considered.  Mapei describes her music as “21st-century gospel or doo-wop.”  

Book Review: Faceless Killers by Henning Mankell

Around The World For a Good Book selection for: Sweden Author: Henning Mankell Title: Faceless Killers Publication Info:  New York : New Press, c1997. ISBN: 156584341X Summary/Review: An elderly couple are brutally murdered in their farmhouse near a provincial Swedish town.  It’s detective Kurt Wallender’s job to solve this crime, but shocking as the murders…