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steven-belanger's picture
Jul.21.2013
Photo: Book's cover, from its Wikipedia page.  Great cover!   Very specifically-written account of the murders committed by Dr. Marcel Petoit, of which there may have been 27, or 150, or anything in between, by David King.  In Nazi-occupied Paris, he would advertize his services...
mary-wilkinson's picture
Mar.01.2013
I'm in the kitchen cleaning up after dinner. Happy. The house is empty but for me. I dig myself into the place, wipe down the table cloth and stack the dishwasher with white bowls stained with pesto and parmesan cheese. There is nothing to bother me. I've texted my son in Dublin. He was home from...
heywood-gould's picture
Sep.23.2010
THE PHYSICAL/Part 3/ It's 1962 and Morris Krieger's dire warning is ringing in my ears. "World War III is coming." I'm taking my Army physical with several hundred other kids in Selective Service Headquarters off Wall Street in downtown Manhattan. A red faced Sergeant, crewcut...
david-corbett's picture
Mar.07.2010
The term "noir " has become so universally misused-like other vague descriptives such as "Freudian," "post-modern," and "cute"-that it's virtually a cipher, obscuring more than it clarifies. Ask three different people if a certain writer is "noir,...
pavel-somov's picture
Jan.02.2010
1.Trillions of your neural cells clap hands in inter-hemispheric coordination.Emerge, Corpus Callosum!2.A dead-again solipsist, I re-incarnate from one orphan body to another.In and out, just like that…3.At my own funeral I stand burying my own mind with my own body.But who mourns for thee,...
rosy-cole's picture
Jun.17.2009
                  She had a pretty gift for quotation, which is a serviceable substitute for wit . W. S Maugham.     Where your talents meet the needs of the world, there lies your vocation Aristotle   Look for your own. Do not do what...
farzana-versey's picture
Oct.10.2008
The Nobel has landed in the French lap. Writer Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio has won the 2008 Prize for Literature. The citation lauds him as the “author of new departures, poetic adventure and sensual ecstasy, explorer of a humanity beyond and below the reigning civilization.” Huh? Are not all...