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A Life Lost in Translation Without Much to Translate 
  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0400 
    “The Dog,” by Joseph O’Neill, is a first-person narrative of an expat lawyer in the Persian Gulf whose life is going nowhere.


Delving Deep Into the Crannies of a Brutal War 
  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0400 
    “No Man’s Land: Fiction From a World at War 1914-1918” and “The Burning of the World” bring diverse voices to World War I literature.


His Penetrating Gaze 
  Sun, 31 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0400 
    A celebrated British author embarks on a strange new career in these linked novellas by Alessandro Baricco.


Muses and Inspiration 
  Sun, 31 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0400 
    New books by Naomi Wood, Sally O’Reilly, Nina Siegal and Sheila Kohler.


Seoul Survivors 
  Sun, 31 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0400 
    Cultural influence has kept pace with South Korea’s growth.


A Long Road to Recovery 
  Sun, 31 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0400 
    Robert Timberg traces his personal journey from disfigured Vietnam veteran to author and journalist.


Stories We Tell Each Other 
  Sun, 31 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0400 
    Letters between Christopher Isherwood and his partner, Don Bachardy, mock the world’s ridiculous spectacle.


Choose Your Own Race 
  Sun, 31 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0400 
    A man undergoes a surgical procedure to transform from white to black.


The Delusions We Deserve 
  Sun, 31 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0400 
    A psychiatrist and his philosopher brother discuss how mental illness reflects culture.


Expatriate Acts 
  Sun, 31 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0400 
    A restless executive subjects his family to an itinerant existence on three continents.
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A Life Lost in Translation Without Much to Translate  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0400
Delving Deep Into the Crannies of a Brutal War  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0400
His Penetrating Gaze  Sun, 31 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0400
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