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Book Review: The Accusation

The Accusation Bandi English translation of 2014 Korean original by Deborah Smith, Grove, 2017 Subtitled “Forbidden Stories From Inside North Korea”  the bright propaganda poster cover certainly drew my attention whilst browsing Elliott Bay Books, and a few glances inside … Continue reading

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Book Review: Jahrgang 1934

Jahrgang 1934 Kirsch, Hans-Christian Verlag Herder, Freiburg, 1964 This book chronicles the development of possibly the most damaged generation in modern history, the Germans born in 1934.  The 14 stories, based loosely around the life of “Ken,” are individually very … Continue reading

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Book Review – Say You’re One of Them

Akpan, Uwem Back Bay, 2008 This collection of short stories, including a couple which could be stand-alone novellas, centers around the various conflicts in recent (and sadly also current) African events as seen through the eyes of children and young … Continue reading

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