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An Israeli Novelist Imagines Himself Out of Hate

Book critic John Leonard reviews David Grossman's novel See Under: Love, about Holocaust survivors. Leonard says he's still not sure if the fantastic plot and inventive structure work -- or if the ambitious book is indeed a masterpiece.

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Other segments from the episode on May 2, 1989

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, May 2, 1989: Interview with William F. Buckley; Commentary on folk rock; Interview with Daman Wayans; Review of David Grossman's novel "See Under: Love."

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