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Cultural Chasms in Lahiri's 'Unaccustomed Earth'
'Wolf Totem' Eulogizes Mongolian Culture
In a 'World Made by Hand,' Kunstler Reassures
Brutality and Redemption in 'Sacred Hunger'
In 'Dracula,' a Metaphor for Faith and Rebirth
'One-Eye' a Masterful Tale of American Revolution
Finding Balance and Pleasure in 'The House of Mirth'
'Reserve' Characters Inspired by Fitzgerald
Liebling Collected in 'World War II Writings'
John Edgar Wideman's 'Fanon,' A Novel Biography
Darkness and Light in 'The Secret Garden'
'Brooklyn' Renders an Imperfect World, Perfectly
Novelist Susan Choi, Creating 'A Person of Interest'
Michael Chabon: Charmed by a Dashing Brigadier