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''Geisha,'' ''The Anatomy of Disgust,'' and more
WHAT LOOKS LIKE CRAZY ON AN ORDINARY DAY Pearl Cleage
Latest tome anointed by Oprah is an invigoratingly human chronicle of a successful, single black woman who is HIV-positive.
THE ANATOMY OF DISGUST William Ian Miller
What repulses — and why? A thorough, strangely compelling excavation of things foul throughout literature, politics, and history.
OLD BOOKS, RARE FRIENDS Leona Rostenberg and Madeleine Stern
Octogenarian authors, business partners, and lifelong friends offer a warm, astute history of their passion for rare books.
GEISHA Liza Dalby
Ancient profession’s inner workings are meticulously explained by one of the first non-Japanese women to train as a geisha.