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Danticat's Krik? Krak! is a collection of short stories set in Haiti. The title comes from a traditional Haitian custom of listeners asking "Krik?" before a story is told. The teller answers "Krak" and begins the tale.

Breath, Eyes, Memory, also by Danticat, tells the story of a twelve-year-old Haitian girl, raised by an aunt, who comes to the United States and is reunited with her mother for the first time since infancy.

Trujillo: The Death of the Dictator, by Bernard Diederich, documents Trujillo's ascension to power, rule over the Dominican Republic, and assassination.

Philip Gourevitch's We Regret to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed with Our Families is a collection of harrowing first-person accounts of the genocide in Rwanda.

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