This week's roundup of Good Reads includes a gold rush in Canada, making global disorder work, tracking Daniel Pearl's killer, the plight of child brides, and Malcolm Gladwell's journey back to faith.
Scotland Yard gave President Obama the codename of "chalaque" during his visit to Britain. The Daily Mail says it's a derogatory term in Punjabi. Asra Nomani's grandmother confirms it's not a nice term in Urdu or Hindi either.
Amanda Knox, the American student convicted of murdering her roommate in Italy, is set to appeal her conviction. Meanwhile, Amanda Knox performed in a prison concert and is the subject of two movies.
The debate over the so-called Ground Zero mosque planned for lower Manhattan is bringing to the fore a debate over the meaning of America's growing Muslim population.
Bangladesh has arrested suspected members of Lashkar-e-Taiba. The Pakistani militant group was blamed for the 2008 Mumbai attacks -- and some fear it could target India again and provoke regional tensions.
Recent arrests of Muslim men in terrorism plots lead some adherents to ask if they need to approach risks of homegrown jihadists with more urgency.
President Obama signs a new law providing more protection for a free press around the world and named for the late journalist Daniel Pearl on Monday.