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Alan Cheuse

Alan Cheuse appears in the following:

Book Review: 'Angels Make Their Hope Here'

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Alan Cheuse reviews Angels Make Their Hope Here, by Breena Clarke.

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Book Review: 'Shooting Star'

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

Alan Cheuse reviews the first English-language version of Shooting Star, by Sergio Elizondo.

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Book Review: 'The Expedition To The Boabab Tree'

Monday, June 30, 2014

Alan Cheuse reviews The Expedition to the Boabab Tree. Originally written in Afrikaans by Wilma Stockenstrom, the short novel on slavery has been translated by Nobel-winning writer J.M. Coetzee.

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Book Review: 'Warburg In Rome'

Friday, June 27, 2014

Alan Cheuse reviews Warburg in Rome, a new book from James Carroll.

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Book Review: 'No Country'

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Alan Cheuse reviews Kalyan Ray's new novel, No Country. It's a family drama that crosses continents and time, from the U.S. to Ireland to India over 150 years.

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Summer Reading: Three Books To Take You To New Frontiers

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Alan Cheuse picks three debut writers to send your mind globe-trotting this summer.

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How Border Patrol Handles The Immigrant Children Streaming Into Texas

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Vast numbers of Central American children are streaming into the U.S., overwhelming the agencies charged with their care. Outbreaks of chicken pox and scabies have been reported at some centers.

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'Night Heron' And 'The Director' Provide A Double Shot Of Intrigue

Wednesday, June 04, 2014

Reviewer Alan Cheuse takes on two new thrillers, David Ignatius' ripped-from-the-headlines cyber-adventure The Director, and former BBC China correspondent Adam Brookes' fiction debut, Night Heron.

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Book Review: 'The Director' and 'Night Heron'

Tuesday, June 03, 2014

Alan Cheuse reviews two new spy novels: David Igantius' The Director and Adam Brookes' Night Heron.

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McMurtry Takes Aim At A Legend In 'Last Kind Words Saloon'

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

The famed writer of Westerns uses his first novel in five years to blow a few holes in the myths surrounding the shootout at the OK Corral. Reviewer Alan Cheuse calls it "a peach of a book."

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Slow Rape Kit Results Leave Victims Few Effective Places To Turn

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

A new study concludes the medical and justice system can do more to help rape survivors access medical care. Funding cuts often limit access to exams and keep test results from leading to prosecution.

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Book Review: 'American Innovations'

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Alan Cheuse reviews American Innovations, a new collection of short stories by Rivka Galchen.

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A Fractured Tale Of Time, War And A Really Big Diamond

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Anthony Doerr's new novel, All The Light We Cannot See, follows a blind French girl and a young German private after the Normandy invasion — but his gorgeous prose is marred by jagged jumps in time.

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Book Review: 'In Praise Of Hatred'

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Alan Cheuse reviews the novel In Praise of Hatred, by Khaled Khalifa. The book, which was recently translated to English, features a young Muslim girl in 1980s Syria.

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In 'Paradise,' Finding Understanding In The Ruins Of Horror

Tuesday, April 08, 2014

The late Peter Matthiessen's last novel follows a fractious group of attendees at an Auschwitz memorial conference as they bear witness to one of history's greatest atrocities.

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'Frog Music' Sounds A Barbaric (But Invigorating) Yawp

Tuesday, April 01, 2014

Emma Donoghue's new novel is a rich, raunchy tale of demimondaines and murder in smallpox-riven 1876 San Francisco. Critic Alan Cheuse says the novel sets a jaunty pace and shows a lot of leg.

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A Lyrical Meditation On Grief In 'Falling Out Of Time'

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

David Grossman's new book, half poem and half novel, is a dramatic, allegorical study of archetypal characters wandering in the wake of grief. Reviewer Alan Cheuse compares the story to Our Town.

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Book Review: 'The Divorce Papers'

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Alan Cheuse reviews the novel The Divorce Papers, by Susan Rieger.

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Book Review: 'Falling Out Of Time'

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Alan Cheuse reviews the odd little novel Falling Out of Time, by Israeli writer David Grossman.

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All Sides Of A Divorce, Told In Fresh, Lively 'Papers'

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Susan Rieger's new The Divorce Papers is a modern epistolary novel, chronicling a crumbling marriage in court filings, emails and hand-written notes. Critic Alan Cheuse calls it serious yet charming.

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