Jane Yeh

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  • 10 years ago

    Part Sherlock Holmes, part martial-arts hero, detective Erast Fandorin is back on the case in The Death of Achilles, the fourth installment of his adventures to be translated into English. Set mainly in 19th-century Russia, the series follows the ...

  • 10 years ago

    How far would you go to save the life of someone you loved? The answer, like everything else about Percival Everett's new novel, isn't as simple as it might first appear. Wounded tells the story of John Hunt, a widowed Wyoming cowboy who enjoys a ...

  • 11 years ago

    "Nothing amuses me and nothing interests me and my stomach is going to pot," declares M. Folantin, the dyspeptic hero of this 1882 novella. Best known for A Rebours (Against the Grain), the touchstone of fin de siécle Decadence that inspire...

  • 11 years ago

    "Dying/Is an art, like everything else./I do it exceptionally well," wrote Sylvia Plath a few months before committing suicide in 1963. Four decades later, she continues to haunt us, with new books and movies about her proliferating each year. Whi...


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