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Jun.08.2010
At eighteen, Jillian Lauren was an NYU theater school dropout with a tip about an upcoming audition. The “casting director” told her that a rich businessman in Singapore would pay pretty American girls $20,000 if they stayed for two weeks to spice up his parties. Soon, Jillian found herself on a...
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Jan.11.2008
In a time when memoirs are often less than they claim to be and essays do not say enough, Justin Chin breaks onto the scene with a collection that is a combination of confession, tirade, journalism, and practical joke.Mongrel is a cross-section of Chin's imagination and experiences that calls into...
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Jan.02.2008
Bite Hard, a collection of poetry, fiction, and performance pieces by Justin Chin, weaves together a vision of otherness that is unique in gay writing. Chin, who was born in Malaysia, raised in Singapore, and is now living in San Francisco, writes from queer pan-Asian experience: outsiderness times...
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Dec.30.2007
In a reprise of his appearance in Terence Clarke's The Day Nothing Happened, Dan Collins, now chief of the Agency for International Development in western Borneo, is a man caught in conflict between two cultures. On orders to retrieve a State Department employee from the upper reaches of the Baleh...
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Dec.30.2007
In this collection of related short stories, the main character Dan Collins is working for the U.S. Agency for International Development in Sarawak in western Borneo. It is in the early 1960s, and the British colonial regime has recently turned Sarawak over to the new government of Malaysia....
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Dec.27.2007
Marked by maturity and poetic vision, Harmless Medicine is fiercely devoted to the margins of queer life in the generation after the first wave of the AIDS epidemic. In more than 40 pieces, Chin fearlessly delivers everything from his first exposure to science ("Magnified") to a mail...