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  • Donald Yacovone
    Donald Yacovone's Teaching White Supremacy: America's Democratic Ordeal and the Forging of Our National Identity is his ninth book. Yacovone is the lifetime Associate at Harvard University's Hutchins ...

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  • Joshua Yaffa
    Joshua Yaffa is a journalist based in Moscow, Russia. He is a contributor to The New Yorker, and has also written for The Economist, The New York Times, Bloomberg Businessweek, Foreign Affairs, The ...

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  • Ben Yagoda
    Ben Yagoda is a journalism professor in the English department at the University of Delaware. He is the author of Will Rogers: A Biography; When You Catch an Adjective, Kill It; The Sound on the ...

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  • Jacqueline Yallop
    Jacqueline Yallop is the author of Kissing Alice, shortlisted for the McKitterick Prize. Obedience is her American debut. Formerly curator of the John Ruskin Museum in Sheffield, England, she now ...

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  • Marilyn  Yalom
    Marilyn Yalom
    Marilyn Yalom grew up in Washington D.C. and was educated at Wellesley College, the Sorbonne, Harvard and Johns Hopkins. She has been married to the psychiatrist Irvin Yalom for fifty years and is the...

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  • Karen Tei Yamashita
    Karen Tei Yamashita is the author of seven books, including I Hotel,finalist for the National Book Award, and most recently, Letters to Memory. Recipient of the John Dos Passos Prize for Literature ...

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  • Geling  Yan
    Geling Yan
    Geling Yan was Born in Shanghai and served with the People's Liberation Army during the Cultural Revolution, starting at age 12 as a dancer in an entertainment troupe.

    After serving for over a...

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  • Mo  Yan
    Mo Yan
    Guan Moye (pseudonym Mo Yan) was born in 1955 to a family of farmers. He was 11 when the Cultural Revolution was launched, at which time he left school to work as a farmer, and began to work in a ...

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