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monicajain12
May 10 2021
"Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer centers around a captain who represents two sides; he is an official in South Vietnam, and yet doubles as a Communist sympathizer and agent for North Vietnam. He is an illegitimate child of a Frenchman and a Vie..." Permalink
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BARosen1112
May 10 2021
"Deeply moving and thought provoking first novel richly deserved its Pulitzer Prize 5 years ago. It's the story of a Viet refugee from the fall of Saigon making his way in the USA while embroiled in espionage on behalf of revolutionary forces in h..." Permalink
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lunabookworm55
May 08 2021
"I really enjoyed this book. I've been looking at the comments that claim that this book is mostly for new writers, and I would wholeheartedly agree. This will not help you write an amazing novel, but it will make you want to write. Based on my exp..." Permalink
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amycoxx
May 08 2021
"I think Goldberg's take on "practice writing" and getting past your own editor is helpful for any stage writer. Whether you are trying to find your voice or work through a block, there is something incredibly freeing about removing all r..." Permalink
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fugeninkan
May 08 2021
"This is a classic on Zen Buddhism. And it is quite a contrast to other early works on Zen in English. While the other Suzuki, D.T. , had more of a scholarly approach, and Kapleau's Three Pillars of Zen focuses on Satori, this little book offers a..." Permalink
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