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Larissa Zimberoff

A Second Birth

When winter comes, I find myself drawn to books with a strong authorial voice that matches my inward thoughts: Swann’s Way, by Marcel Proust; To the Lighthouse, by Virginia Woolf; The Lover, by Marguerite Duras, to name just a few. Joining these is Kim Thuy’s Ru, a recently translated novel that tells the story of a young girl growing up in a fractured Saigon, eventually forced to run with her family all the way to Canada.

The Relativity of Small (Or, the Affairs of Men): Two Novellas

Stories of male infidelity have been around since the first recorded narratives, and we continue to find new ways to tell them.

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The Brooklyn Rail

JUL-AUG 2020

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