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Running in Bed

Running in Bed by Jeffrey Sharlach Two Harbors Press Reviewed by Chuck Willman Running in Bed—in a nutshell—is the tale of a nice Jewish boy moving to the...

Designers Against AIDS

Designers Against AIDS The First Decade Ludion Publishers Let’s skip to page 118, the start of Ninette Murk’s narrative about how Designers against AIDS (DAA) , the...

The Dream Team

The Dream Team Magic Johnson changed everything. He was that new rookie kid who took everyone by storm, and then made it onto the Dream...

Grace Jones Memoir: Review

I'll Never Write My Memoirs Grace Jones, with Paul Morley Gallery Books/Simon & Schuster Reviewed by Chael Needle Grace Jones likes doing jigsaw puzzles, as we learn in...

Tartara, The Prince of Dance: Poetry by Joy Gaines-Friedler

Tartara, The Prince of Dance Harsh. Fierce. What was it about perfection? Why the constant movement Nureyev? Why the wings? Why the sad longing? Yes, the boys...

Foundation

Foundation The foundation you built Rested on grass Sewn together and stretched out So Washington could see, so we all could see How much memories mean How much silence costs The...

Inoculations: Poetry by Raymond Luczak

Inoculations in memory of Bruce Hlibok (1960-1995) Funny how much New York’s changed since you died. Rents have gone way, way up. Brooklyn is shockingly hip...

“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...

Funeral Procession

The light changed to green. Bill sat. I sat. The car idled. Green became red and green again. Idling still I lost track of the cycles mesmerized by the mourners at midday...

Magic and Mercury: Nonfiction by D.W. Anderson

“The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown.”—H.P. Lovecraft Eighth grade,...

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