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lotusreader added a title to their For later shelf May 14 2018
Looks at the secret history of the apple in North America, and explores the intricate link between agriculture, settlement, and human relationships.
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lotusreader added a title to their For later shelf Apr 15 2018
An enchanting literary debut--already an international best-seller. At the height of Mao's infamous Cultural Revolution, two boys are among hundreds of thousands exiled to the countryside for "re-education." The narrator and his best friend, Luo,...
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lotusreader added a title to their For later shelf Apr 15 2018
Moscow, 1939. In the recesses of the infamous Lubyanka prison, a young archivist is sent to authenticate an unsigned story confiscated from one of the many political prisoners there. The writer is Isaac Babel. The great author of Red Cavalry is...
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lotusreader added a title to their For later shelf Apr 15 2018
In these early stories, many appearing in English for the first time, one of Indonesia's leading writers illuminates with a quiet ferocity some of the most turbulent years in his nation's history. Often told through a child's observant eyes, the...
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lotusreader added a title to their For later shelf Apr 15 2018
Set in Lagos, Nigeria, the most dangerous city in the world, Habila's exciting debut opens a window onto a world in some ways familiar--with its sensuously depicted streets, student life, and vibrant local characters--yet ruled by one of the...
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