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A fabulous fiction foursome for your summer or anytime read. Fascinated by issues of cultures crossing and clashing? Then you might want to read The Book of Jonas followed by A Lady Cyclist’s Guide to Kashgar. Or vice versa. Longing for a mystery? Read here about the kidnappers of The Professionals. Explore an octogenarian’s search for Nazi loot hidden in the deep South in Don’t Ever Get Old. Enjoy!
Looking for a great laugh? Have fun with Christopher Buckley’s They Eat Puppies, Don’t They? A taste for more serious fare? Try The Taste of War. And for a wonderful survey of Chinese martial arts, historian Peter Lorge will take you from the Shang dynasty to the present. Enjoy!