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Dora Lives: The Authorized Story of Miki Dora by C.R. Stecyk and Drew Kampion
If you took James Dean's cool, Muhammad Ali's poetics, Harry Houdini's slipperiness, James Bond's jet-setting, George Carlin's irony and Kwai Chang Caine's Zen, and rolled them into one man with a longboard under his arm, you'd come up with something like Miki Dora, surfing's mythical...
Black Swan Green: A Novel by David Mitchell
Fans of David Mitchell's challenging and complex fiction will be surprised, perhaps, by the comparatively small scale and straightforward narrative of his new novel, Black Swan Green, which follows on the heels of his wildly acclaimed Cloud Atlas. That novel, shortlisted for the Booker...
The Last Friend: A Novel by Tahar Ben Jelloun
"The novel of French expression is where one finds the most audacity in contesting the social order," Moroccan writer Tahar Ben Jelloun once said, referring to the curious practice of writing Arabic literature in the colonial tongue. "This use of the Other's language is considered ...
The Force of Reason by Oriana Fallaci
In The Force of Reason, the controversial Italian journalist and novelist Oriana Fallaci illuminates one of the central enigmas of our time. How did Europe become home to an estimated 20 million Muslims in a mere three decades? How did Islam go from being a virtual non-factor to a religion...
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