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The Yiddish Policemen’s Union by Michael Chabon

Synopsis (from Goodreads): For sixty years, Jewish refugees and their descendants have prospered in the Federal District of Sitka, a “temporary” safe haven created in the wake of revelations of the Holocaust and the shocking 1948 collapse of the fledgling … Continue reading

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The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon

We had a positive start, this book and I. I swear we did. I read the first few pages of the first chapter and thought “I’m going to like this; it’s terribly long but I think I’m going to like … Continue reading

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