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Books of The Times: Review: In Jonathan Lethem’s ‘A Gambler’s Anatomy,’ a Hustler’s Luck Runs Cold

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A backgammon player who thinks he has telepathic powers shuttles between casinos across Europe and Asia. Too bad about the grim diagnosis.
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