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Disharmony in the Land of Nod

The most compelling personal memoirs—Tobias Wolff’s This Boy’s Life, Mary Karr’s The Liars’ Club, and others—are not happy stories. They are recollections of childhood adversity, and rarely are they triumphant […]... More>

Memories of a Child Refugee

For many, Sharbat Gula was the face of refugee children everywhere, although her identity was unknown for almost two decades. Captured by National Geographic photographer Steve McCurry in 1984, in […]... More>