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Fault Lines by Nancy Huston

Erra’s childish recounting of body parts that grow and those that don’t, including a count of her own lost baby teeth, is a rare moment where the narrator truly is only six.

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House of Saddam

At the start of House of Saddam, the Iraqi leader watches George W. Bush announce the coming war on TV, looking into a reflection of his own end, born of hubris and deception and decades of disloyalties.

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Nice Bombs (2006)

Though it seems casual, even random, Nice Bombs manages a consistently acute observation of tensions between troops and citizens, expectations and realities.

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