Stewart O'Nan Makes a Splash with 'Lobster'

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Guy de Maupassant, a Jeweler of Language

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'Tokyo Year Zero' Gets Under Readers' Skin

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Susan Faludi Slams Media, Myths in 'Terror Dream'

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'Abstinence Teacher' Might Be Better on Screen

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In 'Quarantine,' a Great Story Mercilessly Retold

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Short Stories Set in Mideast Earn O'Connor Award

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'Bridge of Sighs' Captures Life in Small-Town USA

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Three India Stories Comprise 'Elephanta Suite'

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'Leaves of Grass' Still Growing, Inspiring

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Ann Patchett's 'Run' Toward Belonging

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The Caterpillar with an Appetite for Philosophy

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