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Immigrant Stories Challenge: The Beggar and the Hare by Tuomas Kyrö

With 75 per cent of the year over, when I look back on my reading I feel like a lazy slacker. That’s because so far this year, only I’ve read and reviewed about 10 books for… 369 more words

Area Studies/International Relations

Rock the Casbah by Robin Wright

You think your job is tough, try writing a book that’s relevant and up to date on the Islamic World. For decades the region was criticized as politically and socially stagnant. 498 more words

Area Studies/International Relations

Books About Books: The Zhivago Affair by Finn and Couvée

We’ve all heard of Boris Pasternak’s classic Russian novel Doctor Zhivago. Some of you have even read it. Even among those who haven’t read it there’s probably a bunch of you who’ve at least seen the movie. 390 more words