Hareem
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Hareem Shafi's first and only novel I'm Not Crazy, You Are, was permanently removed from circulation when the author was discovered applying homemade Pulitzer Prize stickers to the covers of her own books. She now enjoys the quiet, law-abiding life of a recluse, whose identity she stole in 2004.

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The Interview

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