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The Caterpillar with an Appetite for Philosophy
'Exit Ghost' from Philip Roth
Toklas and Stein, 'Two Lives' Intertwined
'The Virginian' Teaches the Merit of a Man
Toobin's 'The Nine' Reveals Politics of High Court
From Earlier Wars, Flight Through Fiction's Lens
Amy Bloom, Writing Well 'Away' from the Ordinary
Johnson Covers Vietnam, CIA in 'Tree of Smoke'
An Author's Companion in Rage, Exile and Return
Returning to Long Island and 'That Night'
Diaz's First Novel Details a 'Wondrous Life'
'Circling My Mother,' A Memoir of Love and Pain
'Septembers of Shiraz' a First Novel, Set in Tehran
'Body Snatchers' Argues Resistance Isn't Futile
Comic Novel 'Hocus Potus' Takes on Iraq War