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Historical Amnesia
One poet's personal attempt to come to terms with the forgotten crimes committed against Indian people. [03-28-00]
— Steven Robert Allen, WEEKLY ALIBI

Deep Down South
J. L. Chestnut Jr. and Julia Cass's "Black in Selma: The Uncommon Life of J. L. Chestnut, Jr." [03-20-00]
— Dorothy Cole, WEEKLY ALIBI

Movin' to Mañanaland
Tony Cohan's On Mexican Time: A New Life in San Miguel. [03-13-00]
— Mladen Baudrand, WEEKLY ALIBI

Turned Off
Timothy Leary's The Delicious Grace of Moving One's Hand: The Collected Sex Writings. [03-06-00]
— Os Davis, WEEKLY ALIBI

The Future Recalls The Past
Peter Ackroyd's The Plato Papers. [02-28-00]
— Steven Robert Allen, WEEKLY ALIBI

When the Seas of Argument Rise
Simon Blackburn's "Think" manages to convince us that philosophy does have practical applications. [02-21-00]
— Steven Robert Allen, WEEKLY ALIBI

One Hundred Flowers Wilt
Jonathan Spence's bio of Mao Zedong does a fine job of sketching the trajectory and key events of his career. [02-14-00]
— Steven Robert Allen, WEEKLY ALIBI

Kinship Without Condescension
Ian Frazier's On the Rez. [02-07-00]
— Dorothy Cole, WEEKLY ALIBI

The Story of O
The power of zero is everywhere. [01-24-00]
— Steven Robert Allen, WEEKLY ALIBI

Little Johnny Just Isn't Himself Today
Tom Shroder's Old Souls: The Scientific Evidence of Past Lives [01-10-00]
— Thane Kenny, WEEKLY ALIBI

A Payneful Book
C.D. Payne's second novel can only be compared to the crayon-scrawled musings of a bird brained 12-year-old. [12-20-99]
— Steven Robert Allen, WEEKLY ALIBI

Christmas in New Mexico
N. Scott Momaday's memory of his first magic Christmas has been transformed into a wonderful children's book. [12-13-99]
— Steven Robert Allen, WEEKLY ALIBI

ReJoyce
Edna O'Brien offers the kind of insight into James Joyce's complicated life that you wouldn't think could be crammed into a mere 200 pages. [12-07-99]
— Steven Robert Allen, WEEKLY ALIBI

Historical Idiocy
"A Necessary Evil" is a fine study of an important aspect of American history and culture that needs to be examined and diffused before more people die, whether from bombs or neglect. [11-22-99]
— Steven Robert Allen, WEEKLY ALIBI

Conversations with God
A book that reminds us that, from the Big Bang to tiny quarks to the twinkle in a young girl's eye, this universe is truly miraculous. [11-15-99]
— Steven Robert Allen, WEEKLY ALIBI

Shady Characters
Dashiell Hammett's "Nightmare Town." [11-08-99]
— Ann Peterpaul, WEEKLY ALIBI

An American Abroad
Not all of these stories satisfy, but at least Ken Kalfus has dared to take a few chances. [11-01-99]
— Steven Robert Allen, WEEKLY ALIBI

No Conflict, No Fiction
David L. Caffey's "Land of Enchantment, Land of Conflict: New Mexico in English-Language Fiction." [10-25-99]
— Steven Robert Allen, WEEKLY ALIBI

America's Dark Atomic Past
It's amazing what a wealth of information a few persistent inquiries can ultimately yield. [10-18-99]
— Dorothy Cole, WEEKLY ALIBI

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