Middle East
'We want to escape but we fear the sea': Exile in Eqypt

Diane Arbus

Summer reading: Biographies

All In From Refugee Camp to Poker Champ Jerry Yang with Mark Tabb Medallion: $24.95 Yang's memoir of becoming a world-class poker champion starts with his family, along with thousands of other Hmong, fleeing their Laotian homeland during the Vietnam War. (July) Clarence Darrow American Iconoclast Andrew E. Kersten Hill and Wang: $30 The author charts the great progressive attorney's rise from an obscure Midwestern childhood to his role as a defender of the downtrodden, as the "attorney for the damned." (May) Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness Alexandra Fuller Penguin, $25.95 Fuller returns to Africa and the story of her unforgettable family in this...