Hankiewicz, Jessica Kendall. Czech Lessons: Reflections on a Post-Communist Society. Prague: Jonathan Livingston, 2022. 8vo, 138. Alternating between history, humor, politics, and memoir, Jessica Kendall Hankiewicz’s book of essays delves into the intangible qualities that make up both a nation and a nationality, bringing daily Czech life and culture sharply into focus. From the benefits of a social democracy to the national obsession with nature, Czech Lessons not only magnifies this small country for the world to see, but also offers up a mirror for the Czech people themselves. New.