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It may sound incomprehensible—senseless, Constance Garnett would have put it, as she did in her translation of The Brothers Karamazov—but while the rest of the world may dread the return of the prolonged hostile stare-down known in the last half of the last century as the Cold War, in some ways, I welcome the refreeze.

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Danica Novgorodoff’s graphic novels include The Undertaking of Lily Chen (First Second, 2014); Slow Storm (First Second, 2008); and Refresh, Refresh (First Second, 2009), an adaptation of Benjamin Percy’s short story of the same name that was included in Best American Comics 2011.

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Recent books of reporting, memoir, fiction, and poetry that include work from our pages.