Cultural Heritage

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“William Boyd is a master of the character biography, of evoking place and time, of expressing the human condition with its longings, its fleeting moments of bliss, its crushing inequities,

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Long a staple of antebellum American newspapers, “ranaway slave” advertisements afford the reader fascinating—if also horrific and heartbreaking—insights into the lives of fugitive slaves and their

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We meet Abeo Kata as a well-adjusted nine-year old girl, surrounded by happy playmates and loving relatives in West Africa.

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“a commendable and unique work that never flags and is a worthy addition to the Holocaust genre.”

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Immigrant, Montana is a maze of memory and homeland.

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“For Two Thousand Years by Mihail Sebastian is a hidden gem in European literature, shining a light on what happened in Romania between the wars.”

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“Hers is a dark, unerring vision. We can expect more great work from this audaciously talented author.”

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The desperate lives of Christians in many Muslim majority countries is no secret.

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There’s a lot going on in White Tears . . . maybe too much.

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". . . Schlink’s brilliance as a contemplative writer. . ."

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In his newest novel, Crimes of the Father, Booker Prize-winner Thomas Keneally succeeds in the seemingly impossible task of burrowing deeply into the mindset of a pedophilic Catholic pries