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A Life By Design
Frederick Olmsted changed the face of America's cities. [08-16-99]
— Gregory McNamee, TUCSON WEEKLY

Peltier Bound
In a collection of essays that's part manifesto and part memoir, Leonard Peltier, an inmate serving two life sentences, asserts his innocence. [08-02-99]
— Gregory McNamee, TUCSON WEEKLY

Ecological Uprising
Salvador Cardenal has written more than 400 songs to date--with many more in progress. [08-02-99]
— Gregory McNamee, TUCSON WEEKLY

Costly Conquests
Adam Hochschild and Sven Lindqvist have produced unsettling, even harrowing books that extend our understanding of dark moments in world history. [06-28-99]
— Gregory McNamee, TUCSON WEEKLY

Of Six Strings And Six-Guns
Singer-songwriter Tom Russell takes on his family history—folklore, skeletons and all—in his latest album, "The Man from God Knows Where." [06-21-99]
— Gregory McNamee, TUCSON WEEKLY

Book Learnin'
Book Expo America is about more than the cocktail parties that surround it—but only a little. [05-24-99]
— Gregory McNamee, TUCSON WEEKLY

Welcome To The Postmodern Circus
Neal Gabler makes an angry -- and entertaining -- attack on America's culture of mediocrity. [05-03-99]
— Gregory McNamee, TUCSON WEEKLY

Banana Wars
A war to make Europe safe for American bananas has been raging for six years. [04-26-99]
— Gregory McNamee, TUCSON WEEKLY

The Darkness Of Memory
Three books shed some light on isolated little Kosovo's bloody, brutal history. [04-19-99]
— Gregory McNamee, TUCSON WEEKLY

Revisiting Infamy
The UA Press reissues Robert Houston's historical novel 'Bisbee '17', 20 years to the month after the book's initial release. [04-19-99]
— Gregory McNamee, TUCSON WEEKLY

A Desert Anarchist's Legacy
The late Ed Abbey was a contradictory and cantankerous character. [03-29-99]
— Gregory McNamee, TUCSON WEEKLY

Swamp Wisdom
Walt Kelley's Pogo comic strip helped define American political culture. [03-15-99]
— Gregory McNamee, TUCSON WEEKLY

Media Mix
Revisionist-biography blues. [03-01-99]
— Gregory McNamee, TUCSON WEEKLY

Organic Inquiry
"Encompassing Nature: A Sourcebook," by Robert M. Torrance, is full of radiant language and vision. [02-23-99]
— Gregory McNamee, TUCSON WEEKLY

Literature Held Hostage
A decade after the Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini put out a hit on Salman Rushdie, the greatest victory for the novelist is the fact that he's managed to avoid a bloody end. [02-08-99]
— Gregory McNamee, TUCSON WEEKLY

Discovering Africa
John Reader's eminently approachable "Africa: A Biography of the Continent" does much to put Africa on the mental map of ignorant Northern Europeans. [01-11-99]
— Gregory McNamee, TUCSON WEEKLY

Captive Cowboys
"God of the Rodeo," by Daniel Bergner, shows us why Angola State Prison is this nation's version of Devil's Island—if Devil's Island had a rodeo, that is. [12-14-98]
— Gregory McNamee, TUCSON WEEKLY

Howl
A first-hand look at big government's failed attempt to do the right thing by the Mexican gray wolf. [12-07-98]
— Gregory McNamee, TUCSON WEEKLY

Media Mix
Cynicism is all the rage on Madison Avenue. [11-30-98]
— Gregory McNamee, TUCSON WEEKLY

Inner Life, Southwest-Style
In "Of Time and Change," Frank Waters' series of autobiographical vignettes, captures the Southwest of different era. [11-16-98]
— Gregory McNamee, TUCSON WEEKLY

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