Around the World in Books / Ethiopia

When Men Got Swigs of Johnnie Walker Before Vasectomies

Clichés and Oprah-ready ideas take a toll on an overrated bestseller about twin brothers in Haile Selassie’s Ethiopia

Abraham Verghese and his book / Credit: Vintage Books

This is the sixth book in the “Around the World in Books” series of 30 reviews of books

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Janice Harayda

Janice Harayda

Critic, novelist, award-winning journalist. Former book columnist for Glamour and book editor of The Plain Dealer.