Diaz's First Novel Details a 'Wondrous Life'

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'Circling My Mother,' A Memoir of Love and Pain

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'Body Snatchers' Argues Resistance Isn't Futile

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Comic Novel 'Hocus Potus' Takes on Iraq War

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A Summer Thriller, Smartly Turned Out in 'White'

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Unhappy Paradise in 'The Descendants'

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In an Empire's End, Seeds of Freedom and Conflict

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A Tenuous Transition to Paradise Lost

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Murakami's 'After Dark' Set in Tokyo

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When Culture Collides with the American Dream

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A Summer in Suspension, Waiting for Life's Start

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