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Suzanne Kamata, Book Reviewer

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Correctional

by Suzanne Kamata

In "Correctional", poet and academic Ravi Shankar reckons with his public fall from grace, which landed him in jail, but also allowed for an inside look at the court system of the United States. Born in Washington, D.C. to Brahmin... Read More

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Gastro Obscura

by Suzanne Kamata

"Gastro Obscura" is a fascinating compendium of international food facts and lore. The entries, most about a page long, span the globe and are illustrated with bright photographs and drawings. Some will no doubt induce... Read More

Book Review

America Calling

by Suzanne Kamata

The compelling memoir "America Calling" argues that foreign students should be welcomed into the United States. "America Calling" is the insightful memoir of Rajika Bhandari, an Indian student abroad; it’s interwoven with relevant... Read More

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Disquiet

by Suzanne Kamata

Subcultures clash with tragic results in Zülfü Livaneli’s impactful novel "Disquiet". Ibrahim lives and works as a newspaper reporter in Istanbul, a contemporary metropolis where the East mixes with the West. But he is drawn back to... Read More

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Pleasantview

by Suzanne Kamata

Through the interlocking stories of "Pleasantview", Celeste Mohammed creates a microcosm of a Trinidad rarely seen by tourists. Sunil, an escaped prisoner; Consuela, the prostitute he loves; Mr. Jagroop, Consuela’s influential client;... Read More

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