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octavio-solis's picture
Jul.07.2009
Review How can love be so wrong? a young widow cries out in Octavio Solis' GIBRALTAR. The question reverberates throughout Solis' lyrically dense, passionate and probing drama.... As separate but intriguingly interlinked stories unfold, and their narrators battle over their details, Solis turns one...
marcia-meier's picture
Nov.14.2008
A four-part series examining the woeful state of mental health care in the United States, with detailed descriptions of the history of mental health care and why it's failed, how it has impacted the numbers of homeless on the streets and the jail and prison populations, and a look at programs that...
steven-y-park's picture
Sep.27.2008
  Wake up to better health Maybe you’re stressed out and tired, and have put on a little weight. Or you have persistent pain you and your doctor can’t explain. Man or woman, you may be fighting fluctuating hormone levels.  Or maybe you snore like a freight train. Anything that narrows the throat...
brian-mckee's picture
Apr.25.2008
On her guide dog's twenty-second birthday, Carol Sheaves took him for a walk as she had many times before. This time however, as she turned the third corner for the third time a voice beckoned her to release the dog so he could be congratulated for living such a long and...
j-d-smith's picture
Mar.25.2008
The four sections of Settling for Beauty consist of free-verse poems that begin with loss, then move toward acceptance, renewal and wonder through intellect as well as emotion.
anastasia-m-ashman's picture
Feb.19.2008
Seven million people board the subways of New York City every day, each one with a story to tell. The Subway Chronicles collects twenty-seven of the tales, dramas, and comedies that unfold during the daily commute. Prominent New York writers weigh in: Jonathan Lethem, Colson Whitehead, Francine...
michael-pritchett's picture
Jan.11.2008
While writing a biography of his famous namesake, Bill Lewis, a high-school history teacher, nearly loses himself in his attempts to understand one of the great untold stories in American history--the adventures and subsequent suicide of Meriwether Lewis. Even as he struggles to illuminate that...
peggy-orenstein's picture
Dec.27.2007
The author of Schoolgirls: Young Women, Self-Esteem, and the Confidence Gap, Orenstein now offers a very personal account of her road to becoming a mother. Orenstein was a happily married thirty-five-year-old when she decided she wanted to have a baby. While she knew it might not be easy (she had...