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A mother and son hiding decades-old secrets struggle to harmonize in Neel Patel's first novel. "Tell Me How to Be" by Neel Patel; Flatiron Books (304 pages, $26.99) ——— "My mother always told me to be a good boy. I suspect she knew that I wasn't," Akash Amin explains as Neel Patel's novel "Tell Me How to Be" begins. This melancholy drama is structured as a first-person duet between narrators ...

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The lion population in Africa has decreased 40 percent in the last two decades. The Maasai people in Tanzania are now trying to protect the li…

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Arusha, Tanzania — It happens twice a year at Arusha Secondary School. Each one of the school's 800 female students is accompanied into a toilet and told to pee in a jar. Outside the cubicle, a teacher waits to make sure the samples are not swapped.

Tanzania may be stuck in the 1960s, but one of its schools is definitely 21st century.

Tanzania may be stuck in the 1960s, but one of its schools is definitely 21st century.

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