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More Asian Book Reviews

Grandfather’s Journey by Allen Say (JAPAN/USA) This is a story that will be particularly appreciated by anyone who has tried to straddle more than one culture and finds themselves at home in both and neither. Allen Say recounts his grandfather’s … Continue reading

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Vacation in Verse

  Brooklyn Bridge burdened, foreign feet defying the New York heat-wave.   Sultry Manhattan, roofs searing, scraping skyward, bodies melt sidewalk.   Heat haze mocks early morning desert fire and saps what’s true, or no?   Summer surrendering, heart enchanted, … Continue reading

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