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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...

Last Winter’s Snow: Review

Last Winter's Snow by Hans M. Hirschi Beaten Track Publishing Reviewed by Alina Oswald Thing to remember is if we’re all alone, then we’re all together in that,...

Children’s Book Raises Funds for AIDS United, The Trevor Project

Children’s Book Raises Funds for AIDS United, The Trevor Project Chronicle Books, of San Francisco, has teamed with Last Week Tonight with John Oliver to...

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...

Ashamed to Die

Ashamed to Die: Silence, Denial, and the AIDS Epidemic in the South by Andrew J. Skerritt Lawrence Hill Books Reviewed by Nancy Ellegate AIDS has long been identified...

“Albert’s Prayer”: Fiction by Marie Esposito

Albert's Prayer by Marie Esposito Albert wore a silver cross in his left ear. It dangled like a hanged man. A new Eartha Kitt song, “Where...

Living a Healthy Life with HIV: Review

Living a Healthy Life with HIV by Allison R. Webel, RN, PhD, Lorig, et al. Bull Publishing Reviewed by Hank Trout Call me “jaded.” Having read a plethora...

Memorial: Drama by Tom O’Leary

Editor's note: "Memorial" originally appeared in the February/March 1996 issue of A&U.   Memorial by Tom O'Leary Characters: STEPHEN SMITH: 38, acidic in his humor and outlook on life. BILLY...

a small victory

a small victory It is three weeks after being told of his newly risen counts, two weeks after my official undetectable diagnosis, and the first time we’ve returned to making truly passionate love. We...

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...

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