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'Consider the Oyster' — a Peerless Summer Delicacy
'Right Livelihoods' Offers Top-Notch Short Fiction
Seizing Power from 'The Woman Warrior'
Szymborska's 'View': Small Truths Sharply Etched
Arnold Rampersad, Revisiting Ralph Ellison
Alan Furst Conjures a Vanished Europe
Book Takes Readers Inside 'The Lizard Cage'
Robert Olmstead's 'Coal Black Horse'
'Because a Fire Was in My Head'
Camus, Re-Translated: 'Exile and the Kingdom'
'The Raw Shark Texts': A Worthy Challenge
A Novelist's Memoir: 'Mistress's Daughter'
Natsuo Kirino's 'Grotesque' New Novel
'The Other Side of You' by Salley Vickers