"I have studied Zen buddhism quite a bit and I know about the ideal about being able to emptying ones mind and simply be without busy activity, so I suppose that I envy them a little bit that they have achieved that without even trying."
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JAIPUR, India — American author Marilynne Robinson, Israel's Aharon Appelfeld and China's Yan Lianke are among 10 finalists for the Man Booker I...
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