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Urban Life | Urban Life

kurt-ackermann's picture
Apr.13.2011
Heidi Holland and Adam Roberts asked fellow journalists and writers - South Africans and foreigners who have lived in Johannesburg - to write about the city. Out of this emerged FROM JOBURG TO JOZI, idiosyncratic reactions to Egoli, Jozi, the City of Gold. This collection of writings has a vibrancy...
daphne-gottlieb's picture
Jan.04.2008
For many performance poets, the simple act of writing down the words can kill a poem’s spirit and energy. Not so with Daphne Gottlieb. In Why Things Burn, Gottlieb tackles sexuality, lesbian issues, rape, urban life, and a host of other topics with the same power of her live performances. Includes...
jon-stewart's picture
Dec.31.2007
He's the MTV generation's master of modern humor, a star of film, TV, and the comedy stage. This sultan of savvy serves up a whip-smart, utterly original collection of comic essays in Naked Pictures of Famous People. Since January 1999, you've been able to enjoy the intelligence and self-...