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Boystown 8: The Lies That Bind: Review

Boystown 8: The Lies That Bind by Marshall Thornton Kenmore Books Reviewed by John Francis Leonard I’ll admit, when my Arts Editor passed on this novel, part of...

The Dahlia Field: Stories: Review

The Dahlia Field: Stories by Henry Alley Chelsea Station Editions Reviewed by John Francis Leonard Every American city and town, every region, every state possesses its own unique...

Holding Breath

An excerpt from Holding Breath: A Memoir of AIDS' Wildfire Days by Nancy Bevilaqua In his last few weeks, David rarely lay down anymore. At night,...

When the Right One Comes Along

When the Right One Comes Along by Paul Alan Fahey JMS Books Reviewed by Chuck Willman I love a good romantic tale that also brings you back to days...

XY on XY

XY on XY by David Waggoner and Lester Strong Galleries of Monroe Press Reviewed by David Leddick These two creative guys, A&U’s David Waggoner and Lester Strong, are on to...

Two Decades and then Some: Poetry by Raymond Luczak

Two Decades and then Some No one writes about the dead anymore. The fear of infection and loss isn’t so dramatic now. Pills are today’s answer to...

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....

The Jordan Project: Nonfiction by Jess Craig

Nonfiction by Jess Craig The Jordan Project It is winter but Clarisse’s light-brown skin glistens with sweat as she methodically lays out her pills on burgundy and...

Caregiver

Caregiver by Rick R. Reed Dreamspinner Press Reviewed by Alina Oswald “There is a fine line between triumph and disaster. That line is hope,” says long-term AIDS survivor...

San Francisco General: Poetry by Greg Casale

San Francisco General The final time I looked into your eyes they were in a urine cup three floors down. I hope the old gods slipped turquoise in your...

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