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    Beyond the Book: The Life and Career of Yūko Tsushima

    Born in 1947 in the Tokyo suburb of Mitaka, Yūko Tsushima was one of the most accomplished Japanese novelists of her generation at the time of her death from lung cancer in 2016. The author remains lesser known outside of Japan, but with the... Beyond the Book
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    Beyond the Book: Recent Reinterpretations of Pride and Prejudice

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    Beyond the Book: The Unhappy Paradox of Black Soldiers in World War I

    One of the central characters in Lyndsay Faye's The Paragon Hotel is a black Pullman train porter who had served in the United States Army in World War I. Not unlike most veterans today, he was rightfully proud of both his rank and service to the ... Beyond the Book
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    When Death Becomes Life
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    Though it happened more than ten years ago, Joshua Mezrich still clearly remembers setting out in a six-seater plane – during a thunderstorm, in the middle of the night ...

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    Beyond the Book: An Organ Donation Reading List

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