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Somebody to Love: The Life, Death, and Legacy of Freddie Mercury:...

Somebody to Love: The Life, Death, and Legacy of Freddie Mercury by Matt Richards and Mark Langthorne Weldon Owen Reviewed by John Francis Leonard Writing an effective as...

Taking Turns: Stories from HIV/AIDS Care Unit 371: Review

Taking Turns: Stories from HIV/AIDS Care Unit 371 by MK Czerwiec Penn State University Press Reviewed by Hank Trout MK Czerwiec took her first nursing job in 1994...

Christopher Hewitt Awards 2017: Call for Entries

      Submissions are now closed. Thank you. A&U Magazine is currently accepting entries for the fifth annual Christopher Hewitt Award. Named in honor of A&U's first...

When the World Converted to Acronyms: Poetry by Joy Gaines-Friedler

When the World Converted to Acronyms for James Kerr                           Joy Gaines-Friedler teaches Advanced Poetry and Creative Writing for non-profits in the Detroit area, including the Prison...

Everywhere Home: Review

Everywhere Home: A Life in Essays by Fenton Johnson Sarabande Books Reviewed by John Francis Leonard Nothing affects this varied yet cohesive book of beautifully written essays more...

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,...

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...

Keith Haring: The Boy Who Just Kept Drawing: Review

Keith Haring: The Boy Who Just Kept Drawing by Kay A. Haring, text; Robert Neubecker, illustrations Penguin Young Readers Group Reviewed by Hank Trout Kay A. Haring, Keith...

The Soho Press Book of 80s Short Fiction: Review

The Soho Press Book of 80s Short Fiction Edited by Dale Peck Soho Press Reviewed by John Francis Leonard The eighties were a decade that began twelve straight...

How to Survive a Plague: Review

How to Survive a Plague The Inside Story of How Citizens and Science Tamed AIDS by David France Alfred A. Knopf Reviewed by John Francis Leonard I love the...

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