Short Stories Set in Mideast Earn O'Connor Award

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Three India Stories Comprise 'Elephanta Suite'

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Alexie's 'Absolutely True Diary'

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'Exit Ghost' from Philip Roth

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Johnson Covers Vietnam, CIA in 'Tree of Smoke'

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Diaz's First Novel Details a 'Wondrous Life'

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'Septembers of Shiraz' a First Novel, Set in Tehran

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Comic Novel 'Hocus Potus' Takes on Iraq War

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Lessing's 'The Cleft' Ponders Origins of Life

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Unhappy Paradise in 'The Descendants'

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Murakami's 'After Dark' Set in Tokyo

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Spy Novelist Silva's 'Secret Servant'

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'Out Stealing Horses' Beats Fiction Heavyweights

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'Right Livelihoods' Offers Top-Notch Short Fiction

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