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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
A Summer Thriller, Smartly Turned Out in 'White'
Unhappy Paradise in 'The Descendants'
In an Empire's End, Seeds of Freedom and Conflict
A Tenuous Transition to Paradise Lost
Murakami's 'After Dark' Set in Tokyo
When Culture Collides with the American Dream
A Summer in Suspension, Waiting for Life's Start
Spy Novelist Silva's 'Secret Servant'