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Never Forget Your First: Nonfiction by Paul A. Aguilar

Never Forget Your First by Paul A. Aguilar On June 5, 1981, just two weeks before my high school graduation and my eighteenth birthday, the CDC...

Traveling with Bill: Nonfiction by Paul J. Partuzo

Traveling with Bill by Paul J. Partuzo Bill is trying to buy a bike. A girl’s bike because it is easier to get on and off....

Diary of a Modern Consumptive: Paul Thorn

Diary of a Modern Consumptive In his new book, author & advocate Paul Thorn shares his personal experience surviving Multidrug Resistant TB by Alina Oswald On September...

30 Years Behind Bars: Review

30 Years Behind Bars: Trials of a Prison Doctor by Karen Gedney, MD DRG Consulting LLC Reviewed by John Francis Leonard It’s 1987 and in this gripping, true-life...

Mustang Ray: Fiction by Michael E. Sawan

Mustang Ray by Michael E. Sawan I’m not one for beautiful days, so take it on faith that this one was a real peach. The type...

Bohemian Rhapsody: Review

Bohemian Rhapsody Directed by Bryan Singer Twentieth-Century Fox Reviewed by Alina Oswald Many years ago, as a kid, I discovered the music of Queen, while listening to my...

Why Bother With Short Stories About HIV/AIDS?

Seeking Connections Why bother with short stories about HIV/AIDS? by Raymond Luczak Poetry, due to its power wielded by concision, may be the heart of all literary...

Christopher Hewitt Awards 2019: Call for Submissions

A&U Magazine is currently accepting entries for the seventh annual Christopher Hewitt Award. Named in honor of A&U's first literary editor, the award showcases...

1985: Review

1985 Written & directed by Yen Tan MuseLessMime Productions/Cranium Entertainment Reviewed by John Francis Leonard 1985 is a film about secrets—the secrets we think we’re hiding, but are...

HIV Books for the Giving

‘Tis the season… actually, it’s always the season for a good read! We here at A&U have reviewed several books this year that will...

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