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Charles Johnson, Combing the Historical Record

Among his many pursuits, Charles Johnson can list fiction, history, Buddhism... and cartooning.
Among his many pursuits, Charles Johnson can list fiction, history, Buddhism... and cartooning.

Charles Johnson is a renowned novelist, essayist and writer of short stories. His novel Middle Passage won the 1990 National Book Award.

He is also a cartoonist and a Buddhist (his article "Dharma for a Dangerous Time" appears in the September issue of the Buddhist publication Shambala Sun. Lately, his own reading has been focused again on what history has to teach us.

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