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An insider's chronicle of scribes' ever-changing world.
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This darkly comic, modern-day tale focuses more on suburban strife than the seven seas.
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The master of lowdown-DC crime looks farther afield in this new collection.
By Hubert Wolf; translated by Ruth Martin
A look at the intrigue and impropriety wrought by a notorious Catholic novice.