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Volume II, Issue 18
October 26 - November 2, 1998  
 
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Romantic Conquest [2]
An interview with author Lana M. Harrigan.
— Jessica English, WEEKLY ALIBI
 
Media Mix [3]
Shoes! Shoes! Shoes!
TUCSON WEEKLY
 

Fiction
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Dry-Eyed [4]
Fay Weldon's "Big Girls Don't Cry" has a laugh on the women's movement -- but it's done with respect.
— Kate Tuttle, THE BOSTON PHOENIX
 
Into the Night [5]
In "Gertrude of Stony Island Avenue," James Purdy tests the boundaries of language.
— Michael Bronski, THE BOSTON PHOENIX
 

Non-fiction
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Matters of Interpretation [6]
Marc Stengel reviews Michael S. Gaazaniga's "The Mind's Post."
— Marc K. Stengel, NASHVILLE SCENE
 

Now What? [9]
Love to read? Need some clever ideas? Our library of resources and staff picks are guaranteed to turn on plenty of mental light bulbs via your electrified eye sockets.
WEEKLY WIRE
 


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LETTER FROM THE EDITOR:

lbuquerque writer Lana M. Harrigan has a new book on the shelves, a follow up to her earlier Acoma. Weekly Alibi's Jessica English sat down with her for a chat in "Romantic Conquest." Tucson Weekly takes a look at a new magazine with such a fresh new concept that we can't even recreate its name properly on screen. Find out more about the shoe fetish in "Media Mix."

Reviewed this week are "Big Girls Don't Cry" by Fay Weldon, "Gertrude of Stony Island Avenue" by James Purdy, "The Mind's Post" by Michael S. Gaazaniga, as well as a look at new poetry and a pack of mini reviews.


Mini Reviews
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Speed Reader [8]

  • Lasso the Wind by Timothy Egan
  • Naked Pictures of Famous People by Jon Stewart
  • The Golden Ass of Apuleius by Ro9bert Graves
  • Girls in the Grass by Melanie Rea Thon

Poetry
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In With the Old, In With the New [7]
Reviews of recently released and newly translated poetry volumes.
— Phil West, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 


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