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The Ministry of Special Cases (Knopf)
In this, his first novel, Nathan Englander uses desapareacidos to stand for all kinds of disappearance. Here, we focus on yet another: his own, from this very personal novel. How did he do it? Did he suffer the same anxieties young writers usually feel when launching a major new work?
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- Nathan Englander: Novelist and short story writer
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