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'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
A Story from the Fragments of Civil War
'Dead Fathers Club' Puts Modern Twist on 'Hamlet'
Posthumous Sci-Fi: Octavia E. Butler's 'Fledgling'
Write On: Yagoda's 'Catch an Adjective'
The Novel Behind a Turkish Controversy
In Los Angeles, an Artist and a Stripper's Story
'Last Seen Leaving': A Few Good Books in One