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  • 15 years ago | Books

    Jeffrey Tayler Facing the Congo Ruminator Books FOR TAYLER, AN American expatriate and writer suffering from an admitted existential crisis, serving in the Peace Corps in Uzbekistan and then living in Russia wasn't enough. So in the spring of 1995...

  • 15 years ago | Books

    Michael Chabon The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay Random House THE POSSIBILITY OF escape lies at the core of Michael Chabon's latest novel, an epic that ranges from the tragedy of Jewish life at mid-century to New York's freewheeling comi...

  • 16 years ago | Books

    Edna O'Brien Wild Decembers Houghton Mifflin WHILE IRISH POLITICS and history are filled with wild tales of comic brutality, novelist Edna O'Brien addresses the island's sense of dim hopes and desolation in less hyperbolic terms. O'Brien's latest,...

  • 16 years ago | Books

    Antonio Lobo Antunes The Natural Order of Things Grove/Atlantic   IN THE EARLY part of the century, authors like Virginia Woolf, William Faulkner, and James Joyce cobbled together difficult masterpieces out of shifting narrators and changing ...

  • 16 years ago | Books

    Linn Ullmann Before You Sleep Viking A FRIEND OF mine, an architect in his 30s, will only read fiction about sexual relationships. He's well-educated, an intellectual even, but other types of novels and short stories leave him cold. And the more p...

  • 16 years ago | Books

    Paul Solotaroff Group: Six People in Search of a Life Riverhead Books FOR PSYCHOTHERAPY, IT is the worst of times. The effectiveness of antidepressants has relegated talk therapy to the backseat, while bestselling self-help volumes give the impres...


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