Diane Johnson

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Here's a conversation about ambivalence, ambiguity and judgment in a comic or satiric novel. Usually, we would know exactly where the author stands, but not with Diane Johnson. She heightens cultural dissonance and gives us a portrait of Middle Eastern society that is—like the world itself—beyond easy resolution.

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