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sarojini-sahoo's picture
Sep.02.2010
Feminism has often been misunderstood as a bunch of stereotyped hysterical man-hating fanatics who seek power and control rather than true equality. But to the author, ‘feminism’ is not just a movement for the liberation of women, but rather a broad social movement striving for the equality of each...
marilyn-jaye-lewis's picture
Jul.13.2010
  Eugenia Sharpe! That’s right, she used to be famous. Now she’s on a downward spiral to nowhere as her singing career sputters to an unglamorous halt and the love of her life turns out to be a porn-addicted A-List creep. From a gilded cage on Central Park West to an unending parade of freaks...
larry-r-smith's picture
Feb.06.2010
Here are some of the best Midwest poets from the 25 years of publication by Bottom Dog Press. 65 poets from 91 books. 156 pages...$16.00...Out in March. Edited by Laura Smith, Allen Frost, with senior editor Larry Smith.       *From the Introduction by Laura Smith: "Reading through this...
bernice-l-mcfadden's picture
Oct.26.2009
Evoking the rich atmosphere of the deep South, Sugar tells the story of a young prostitute who comes to Bigelow, Arkansas, to start a new life. Sugar moves next door to Pearl, who is still grieving for the daughter who was murdered fifteen years before. Over sweet potato pie, an unlikely friendship...
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Sep.12.2009
A story of one family's loves, lies and redemption takes the reader to exotic jungles and the Everglades on a quest for beauty and the roots denied the beautiful Irish girl, Neev.  Photography and exquisite descriptions reveal the ethereal beauty of the Everglades while a mystery unravels through...
ryan-sherwood's picture
Jul.03.2009
With our end, revenants begin. Vilified as vampires, revenants exist as burdened souls, open to the purest and most polluted power ever known – the human spirit… The war for every immortal soul has begun. Betrayed and thrust between their blades is Ezra, a young revenant forced to decipher the...
ken-kuhlken's picture
Apr.17.2009
THE DO-RE-MI, a Northern California folk festival, 1972Evergreen is a different town than the last time Clifford Hickey visited, only a year ago. Then it was an Eden, a garden of peace and delights, of music and lovely hippies sharing all they had. Now it's the site of a range war. Bikers have...
ken-kuhlken's picture
Apr.17.2009
THE DO-RE-MI, a Northern California folk festival, 1972Evergreen is a different town than the last time Clifford Hickey visited, only a year ago. Then it was an Eden, a garden of peace and delights, of music and lovely hippies sharing all they had. Now it's the site of a range war. Bikers have...
ken-kuhlken's picture
Apr.13.2009
San Diego, 1942Following Pearl Harbor, Tom Hickey and a partner open a supper club, Rudy's Hacienda, in downtown San Diego, a few blocks from the harbor. The club begins to make Tom wealthy. He's glad to be making money. His wife Madeline, part gold-digger, has wearied of living in decent but...