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Meghan Markle craves 'Diana 2.0' role: biography

/ Apr 9, 2018

Meghan Markle craves 'Diana 2.0' role: biography

Meghan Markle has her heart set on becoming "Diana 2.0," according to a new biography of Prince Harry's fiancee that details her lifelong embrace of good causes but also points to a calculating streak. The U.S. actress, who is set to marry her royal beau ...

'Ms Ice Sandwich': Lonely and obsessive, a boy comes of age

/ Mar 31, 2018

'Ms Ice Sandwich': Lonely and obsessive, a boy comes of age

by Iain Maloney

Despite being prominent in Japan as an Akutagawa Prize-winning writer and singer-songwriter, "Ms Ice Sandwich" is Mieko Kawakami's first book to be translated into English. Ms Ice Sandwich, by Mieko Kawakami, Translated by Louise Heal Kawai.96 pages PUSHKIN PRESS, Fiction. The novella follows an awkward and lonely ...

The legacy of a Japanese Romeo in Thailand

Mar 27, 2018

The legacy of a Japanese Romeo in Thailand

by Chananthorn Kamjan

Just as any country that experienced the devastating effects of war, Thailand, which was involved in both world wars, has its share of bestseller novels that are centered on wartime romances. Possibly the most famous work among such tales is Wimol Siripaiboon's "Khu Kam," a ...

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