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Vagina: A New Biography

As Naomi Wolf embarks on a life-changing journey to tease out the link between sexuality and creativity, what she discovers ...

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Americanah

As teenagers in Lagos, Ifemelu and Obinze fall in love. Their Nigeria is under military dictatorship, and people are fleeing ...

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Telegraph Avenue

One street in Oakland, California. As the summer of 2004 draws to a close, Archy Stallings and Nat Jaffe are ...

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Scenes from Early Life

One family’s life, and a nation – Bangladesh – are uniquely created through conversation, sacrifice, songs, bonds, blood, bravery and ...

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Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness

In this funny and frank memoir, Alexandra Fuller describes her unusual childhood in Rhodesia… Her parents were a glamorous and ...

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Vampires in the Lemon Grove

On Strong Beach, an awkward teen with a terrible haircut has a reversal of fortune when he finds artefacts from ...

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