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Original Essays | September 15, 2014

Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



There's this writer, William Shakespeare. Perhaps you've heard of him. He wrote this play, Romeo and Juliet. Maybe you've heard of it as well. It's... Continue »

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People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks
People of the Book

Kim Batchelor, September 1, 2011

Before reading this, I didn't realize how a book itself could become the story, especially as successfully as the author does with this one. At first, I was annoyed by the long description of the haggadah,thinking it was the author showing off her research. As I saw how these details mattered, I wanted to go back to that description after all the stories of its creation revealed themselves. A compelling narrative about interesting and troubled times.
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