The Lost and Found of Translation

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I don’t have a favorite book. I have multitudes of favorite books–linked to specific phases of my life, places I’ve been while reading them, reasons why they were just the right book at the right time. In truth, many of my favorite books aren’t remarkable, from a writerly standpoint, yet they are important to me,… Continue reading The Lost and Found of Translation

Murmurs

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He was such a nice guy, one of the first to make us feel¬†comfortable when we moved to the village in central Turkey. Thus, it was a shock when he asked me to become his mistress. Because his store was on the main drag, on a corner our family passed whenever we walked home, we… Continue reading Murmurs