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Man-Made Controversy
A philosopher provides an informative look at the history of the anti-evolution movement. [08-30-99]

Drowning In Junk
"Consuming Desires" assembles a stellar cast of contributors to argue against consumerism in a collection of essays. [08-30-99]
— Gregory McNamee, TUCSON WEEKLY

How The West Was Run
Far from the movie ideal, cowboys turn out to be an unromantic but interesting lot. [08-23-99]
— Gregory McNamee, TUCSON WEEKLY

Territorial Testimony
Morality play disguised as genre potboiler, "The Difference" is a thinking-man's Western. [08-16-99]
— Jim Carvalho, TUCSON WEEKLY

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

Ecstatic Appeal
Roberts' novel is imaginative, disturbing and thought-provoking. [08-09-99]
— Christine Wald-Hopkins, TUCSON WEEKLY

Cactus Spine-Tingler
J.A. Jance's latest mystery is a perfect airplane read-entertaining, if not exactly challenging. [08-09-99]

Amazing Grace
"Last Things" is decidedly mature, full of intelligent characters and a languid, comic terror. [08-09-99]
— James Garrison, TUCSON WEEKLY

Simply Hideous
His characters may be twisted, but Wallace conveys true joy is in his exhilarating experimental writing style. [08-02-99]

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

Cibecue Redux
Although "Apache Nightmare" is an excellent, scholarly history, it probably won't appeal to the casual reader. [08-02-99]
— Johnny D. Boggs, TUCSON WEEKLY

Delivering The Dirt
Grievously flawed, boring, infuriating, this may be one of the century's great novels. [07-26-99]

Dead Reckoning
Tucson writer and photojournalist John Merino retraces the footsteps seared into "El Camino Del Diablo, The Road of the Devil." [07-26-99]
— Jim Carvalho, TUCSON WEEKLY

From Bluegrass To Sagebrush
"Thirsty Woman" won't make any Great Books lists, but it's a natural Zonie read. [07-19-99]
— Christine Wald-Hopkins, TUCSON WEEKLY

Frightful Feast
"Hannibal" will fulfill your appetite for suspense. [07-19-99]
— Brian Andrew Laird, TUCSON WEEKLY

Electronic Impulse
Stephenson blends silicon and reality splendidly. [07-12-99]
— Dan Parslow, TUCSON WEEKLY

Dual Success
With considerable art Arturo Pérez-Reverte integrates obscure knowledge with a rousing narrative. [07-12-99]
— Randall Holdridge, TUCSON WEEKLY

Tohono Titan
The MacArthur Foundation praises Ofelia Zepeda for her unusual cluster of activities on behalf of native languages. [07-05-99]
— Margaret Regan, TUCSON WEEKLY

Option Overload
Tedium and confusion finally outweigh "One Hundred and One Ways' " other merits. [07-05-99]
— Randall Holdridge, 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

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