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An occasional series in which writers speak for themselves
By Yossel Birstein; translated by Margaret Birstein, Hana Inbar, and Robert Manaster
Spare tales of fascinating, fleeting encounters.
By Richard Mabey
A fascinating, compulsively readable look at the lives — both outer and inner — of the flora all around us.
By Travis Mulhauser
A flawed but captivating tale of bravery and loss set in a fictional Michigan town.
By John Spurling
A unique, sometimes tedious retelling of ancient tales
By Julie Christine Johnson
A tale of redemption, love, and time-travel in the South of France