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Original Essays | August 21, 2014

Richard Bausch: IMG Why Literature Can Save Us



Our title is, of course, a problem. "Why Literature Can Save Us." And of course the problem is one of definition: what those words mean. What is... Continue »
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    Before, During, After

    Richard Bausch 9780307266262

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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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