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Julian Lucas

Julian Lucas is a staff writer at The New Yorker. (May 2022)

A lithograph of the Siamese twins Chang and Eng, along with their wives and children, 1860

The Great Assimilationists

Inseparable: The Original Siamese Twins and Their Rendezvous with American History

by Yunte Huang

The Lives of Chang and Eng: Siam’s Twins in Nineteenth-Century America

by Joseph Andrew Orser

February 21, 2019 issue

Scholastique Mukasonga, New York City, 2016

Fatal Beauty

Cockroaches

by Scholastique Mukasonga, translated from the French by Jordan Stump

Our Lady of the Nile

by Scholastique Mukasonga, translated from the French by Melanie Mauthner

February 22, 2018 issue

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