Voices

Thomas Jacobs is a novelist and a graduate of St. John's College in Annapolis, Md. He was raised overseas, mostly in South America, Turkey and Spain. He now lives with his wife and children in New Jersey.

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Lynn Monahan has done a superb job of capturing the feel of Andean Latin America—the shabby metropolis of middle-class Lima, the precariousness of a bus ride up the ragged side of a mountain, the poverty and rich culture of the rural Quechua people.
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As the reader has no doubt anticipated, Greenblatt has emulated the Shakespearean endeavor: The book is a rumination on the current president, without once mentioning the man by name.
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Daniel Mendelsohn's book is much more than a memoir.