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Volume II, Issue 40
March 29 - April 5, 1999  
 
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A Desert Anarchist's Legacy [2]
The late Ed Abbey was a contradictory and cantankerous character.
— Gregory McNamee, TUCSON WEEKLY
 
Unmitigated Mercies [3]
Author Anne Lamott talks about being ... gasp! ... a Christian and her newly released spiritual autobiography Traveling Mercies.
— Marion Winik, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
Media Mix [4]
Controversy at the NEA spins toward politics...Britain brings content into library classification systems.
TUCSON WEEKLY
 

Fiction
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Holocaust Fiction [5]
In "Village of a Million Spirits," Ian MacMillan tries to create aesthetic pleasure out of the ethically atrocious, he comes close to blasphemy.
— Adam Kirsch, THE BOSTON PHOENIX
 
Dog Days [6]
Writing gloriously about Arizona, Browning produces a first-rate suspense novel.
— Emil Franzi, TUCSON WEEKLY
 

Poetry
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Backstage Pass [7]
Listen to these poets and make the world a better place.
— Richard Siken, TUCSON WEEKLY
 
Death Sentences [8]
A new collection of poems from the late L.E. Sissman cements his special claim on the use of irony.
— Graham Christian, THE BOSTON PHOENIX
 


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LETTER FROM THE EDITOR:

eatures this week include a look back at the life of author/environmental activist Ed Abbey ten years after his death, an interview with author Anne Lamott, and the latest on NEA funding.

Fiction reviews this week cover Ian McMillan's holocaust novel "Village of a Million Spirits," and Sinclair Browning's Tucson-area mystery "The Last Song Dogs."

Plus poetry book reviews from Tucson Weekly and a look at a new collection of the works of L.E. Sissman.


Mini Reviews
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Book Reviews [9]

  • "Right From Wrong" by Cindy Bonner
  • "Train Whistle Guitar" by Albert Murray
  • "Girl Walking Backwards" by Bett Williams
  • "Desire Lines: A Novel" by Christina Baker Kline
  • and more

God and Monsters [10]
  • "Original Bliss" By A.L. Kennedy
  • "More Monsters from Memphis" Edited By Beecher Smith

Now What? [11]
Love to read? Need some clever ideas? Our library of resources and staff picks are guaranteed to turn on plenty of mental light bulbs via your electrified eye sockets.
WEEKLY WIRE
 


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