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Book Review: Cult City

Cult City: Jim Jones, Harvey Milk, And 10 Days That Shook San Francisco In reading this rather unpleasant but deeply interesting book, I was struck by the question of whether the ten days that the author writes about with a … Continue reading

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Book Review: I Don’t Want To Die Poor

I Don’t Want To Die Poor: Essays, by Michael Arceneaux It is unclear, and I am no unbiased observer, whether this book will have its intended aim of helping the author die other than poor. There are certainly areas where … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Tall History Of Sugar

A Tall History Of Sugar:  A Novel, by Curdella Forbes This book was not what I wanted or expected–I was hoping for a book that would have some sort of explanation about the nature of sugar in the Jamaican economy … Continue reading

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Book Review: Me (Elton John)

Me, by Elton John I think this book adequately expresses how Elton John wishes for the reader to think about him and his career.  I can’t say that I particularly appreciate his approach to life and find him to be … Continue reading

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Book Review: Making Out Like A Virgin

Making Out Like A Virgin:  Sex, Desire & Intimacy After Sexual Trauma, edited by Catriona McHardy and Cathy Plourde There is a deep and unrecognized contradiction at the heart of this book.  The title of the book and the sentiment … Continue reading

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Book Review: Bellini And The Sphinx

Bellini And The Sphinx, by Tony Bellotto, translated by Clifford E. Landers The author is apparently a noted musician in Brazil that I am not familiar with and also a noted writer in Brazilian noir fiction.  As someone who is … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t They In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: Billy Squier

Despite having three successful albums that made at least platinum status and several immensely popular mainstream and rock songs, there is one thing that Billy Squier is remembered for today, and it is something that has kept him coming up … Continue reading

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Book Review: Moment Work

Moment Work:  Tectonic Theater Project’s Process Of Devising Theater, by Moises Kaufman and Barbara Pitts McAdams with a lot of others I can only think of one reason why someone who is a remotely decent or morally upright person would … Continue reading

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Book Review: Wonderland: Poems

Wonderland:  Poems, by Matthew Dickman After having read this collection of poems, one wonders if the author is writing under some sort of nom de guerre or whether it is that his extreme focus on sexuality in many of these … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Colossal Wreck

A Colossal Wreck:  A Road Trip Through Political Scandal, Corruption, And American Culture, by Alexander Cockburn This book was a colossal wreck, so I can’t exactly call it false advertising.  That doesn’t mean that this book was anything other than … Continue reading

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