By Emily F. Popek
This is, at its heart, a book about folklore that has been stretched to accommodate other outlets for the author's talents, but one that would have been stronger with a more narrow focus.
'Land of Fish and Rice' and Elegantly Subtle Cuisine
The Radio Dept.: Running Out of Love
Great Performances: 'Hamilton's America'
Animation: It's Not Just for Children, Anymore
Jamestown Revival: The Education of a Wandering Man
'Wayward Heroes' and Cold War Iceland
Sankt Otten + N: Männerfreundschaften und Metaphysik
'Becoming Unbecoming' and the Toll Extracted From Survivors
"A can't-miss episode completes the start of the new season.