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blcwrites made a comment Jan 02 2018
"I can't stop thinking about this book. The 5-star review below mine is absolutely right. To see that the U.S. hand their hand in the horror of the country that is still going on is so disturbing and shameful. This book is very like The Sympathizer..." Permalink
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blcwrites added a title to their For later shelf Dec 31 2017
Starting over in Hong Kong after a devastating family tragedy, journalist Paul Leibovitz investigates a mysterious illness in a remote village outside Shanghai, where he discovers that a powerful chemical conglomerate is polluting a local lake.
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blcwrites added a title to their For later shelf Dec 31 2017
A stunning debut from a fresh Nigerian literary voice: a mesmerizing, deceptively simple, Kafkaesque narrative, resonant of the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice and lightly informed by the life of Nigerian musical superstar Fela Kuti--a powerful story...
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blcwrites added a title to their For later shelf Dec 31 2017
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blcwrites added a title to their For later shelf Dec 31 2017
Anything Is Possible explores the whole range of human emotion through the intimate dramas of people struggling to understand themselves and others. Here are two sisters: One trades self-respect for a wealthy husband while the other finds in the...
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