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    • The Last Time I Saw You

        Rebecca Brown is one of the best-kept secrets of short fiction. A San Diego native who now lives in Seattle, she made her literary debut in the mid-'80s ...
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    • Book Review

        Finally, a book about pornography that doesn't get buried in socio-scientific mumbo-jumbo about exploitation and instead focuses on the garish, classless fun of it all ...
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    • UNBUCKLING THE BELTWAY

        Ana Marie Cox's contributions to the Wonkette blog (www.wonkette.com) have long been the finest synthesis of political gossip and sodomy jokes on the web ...
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    • A DIFFERENT HAPPINESS

        Should doctors ever diagnose a form of literary attention-deficit disorder, Vikram Seth would be their most famous and accomplished patient ...
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    • Book Review

        In recent novels, DeLillo has pushed language to the point where it doesn't mean anything ...
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    • Book Review

        Just flipping through the splendid pages of this 4.3-pound tome dedicated to salsa music by Orlando author Mary Kent, I learned more than I ever knew ...
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    • Book Review

        The 13 men and women featured in this oral history were sent to prison for crimes they did not commit ...
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    • STRANGE FARAWAY PLACE

        Toss the Mormon Church into a blender with a health-crazed matriarchal cult and you get something like the Aboriginal Fulfilled Apostles ...
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    • Book Review

        Told from the perspective of a young boy (Agu) coerced into militancy by an indiscriminately violent civil war that overtakes his never-named African country ...
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    • NEW FRONTIERS

        "Through the next couple of days, I got to know Jerry a little, finding myself in the slightly uncomfortable position of being treated in a grandfatherly way by an unabashed neo-Nazi and anti-Semite" ...
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    • Book Review

        Ever since N.W.A. emerged with their hit single "Fuck Tha Police," gangsta rap has been part of mainstream American life ...
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    • Book Review

        Ten years is a long time to wait, and 115 small pages is something of an insult to the patient few still hoping to find resonance and relevance in Marquez's increasingly repetitive oeuvre ...
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    • Book Review

        Cleverly titled, interestingly premised and poorly written, Small Mediums at Large is as promising as it is frustrating ...
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    • Book Review

        This book is somewhat improperly attributed; although Milanich has done a fine job in collating and contextualizing the material ...
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    • THE DAMAGE DONE

        Sex, drugs, murder, suicide … the diary of this turn-of-the-20th-century Hungarian author is a tale so sordid and depraved it seems very nearly a concoction of the writer's imagination ...
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    • Book Review

        Infusing the personal into the political (or vice-versa), Soueif dances through the minefield of contemporary "Arab" identity in this remarkable collection of essays written over the past 20-plus years ...
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    • NEVER MIND THE BALLS

        John Albert's oddly joyous new book Wrecking Crew: The Really Bad News Griffith Park Pirates profiles what may or may not be an emerging subculture: The Born-Again Jock ...
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