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The Hired Man

Gost is surrounded by mountains and fields of wild flowers. The summer sun burns. The Croatian winter brings freezing winds. ...

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Lost Memory of Skin

Suspended in a strangely modern-day version of limbo, a young man must create a life for himself in the wake ...

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Country Girl

Born in Ireland in 1930 and driven into exile after publication of her controversial first novel, The Country Girls, O'Brien ...

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Philida

This is what it means to be a slave: that everything is decided for you from out there. You just ...

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The British Dream: Successes and Failures of Post-war Immigration

David Goodhart tells the story of post-war immigration and charts a course for its future. Drawing on hundreds of interviews ...

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Life after Life

What if you had the chance to live your life again and again, until you finally got it right? During ...

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