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As the narrative suggests, nothing recovers from a bomb: not our humanity, not our politics, not even our faith. Propelled by a vision that is savage, brutal and relentless, McGuire relates the tale of an opium-addicted 19th-century Irish surgeon who encounters a vicious psychopath on board an Arctic-bound whaling ship. With grim, jagged lyricism, McGuire describes violence with unsparing color and even relish while suggesting a path forward for historical fiction. Picture a meeting between Joseph Conrad and Cormac McCarthy in some run-down port as they offer each other a long, sour nod of recognition. Inspired by the notebooks and reminiscences of his grandfather, a painter who served in the Belgian Army in World War I, Hertmans writes with an eloquence reminiscent of W. Sebald as he explores the places where narrative authority, invention and speculation flow together. Around the early s, the story divides between the characters who eventually come out more or less right, like Beauvoir, and the ones who come out wrong, like Heidegger.
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First published in , this biography of a founding father was turned into the Pulitzer Prize-winning hip-hop musical "Hamilton. An account of the Salem witch trials of , which resulted in the hanging of 19 people. The story of the American rowers who pursued gold at the Berlin Olympic Games. A memoir by the pilot who performed the successful emergency landing of a plane with passengers on the Hudson River in The basis for the movie. Introverts — approximately one-third of the population — are undervalued in American society. The Times columnist extols personal virtues like kindness and honesty in a materialistic age.