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Archetype Of Madness
Skal traces the literary and cinematic archetype of the mad-scientist character. [06-28-99]

Nothing Borderline Here
Short Fiction That's Long On Style And Substance.Blake outlines his colorful family history in 'Borderlands.' [06-21-99]
— Jim Carvalho, TUCSON WEEKLY

Caribbean Splash
'Buxton Spice' is a series of roughly autobiographical vignettes which offer a charming, and often frankly erotic, picture of the author's Guyanese girlhood. [06-21-99]
— Randall Holdridge, TUCSON WEEKLY

Out For 'Blood'
After winning the Sue Kaufman Prize for fiction from the American Academy of Arts and Letters with his first novel, Landesman's second offering is lousy. [06-14-99]
— Randall Holdridge, TUCSON WEEKLY

Ethereal Ellison
Once again, Ralph Ellison proves himself a master of American fiction. [06-14-99]
— Sharon Preiss, TUCSON WEEKLY

Get Them Doggies Rollin'
"The O'Keefe Empire" is a broad-based Western adventure. [06-07-99]
— Emil Franzi, TUCSON WEEKLY

Caregiving Comedy
"The Mammy" is an engaging and effortless read. [06-07-99]

Sea Change
Author Steve Erickson's sixth novel explores what is missing from the world. [06-01-99]
— Randall Holdridge, TUCSON WEEKLY

Range Writer
"Close Range" is powerful, astonishing, unforgettable. [06-01-99]
— Jim Carvalho, TUCSON WEEKLY

Square-Peg Scribe
Surely the pickings aren't so slight as to require the inclusion of O'Nan in Granta Review's list of the "20 Best American Writers Under 40." [05-24-99]
— Randall Holdridge, 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

Son Of A Gun
Even with a well-worn plot, Grove keeps the pages turning. [05-17-99]
— Johnny D. Boggs, TUCSON WEEKLY

Lost Cause Found
Hanson shows how two worlds as far apart as the Southwestern desert and a Pacific island can have more in common than geography might suggest. [05-17-99]
— Emil Franzi, TUCSON WEEKLY

Losing Alternative
Threatened by insurgent alternative weeklies, the big dailies say, "If you can't beat 'em, buy 'em." [05-10-99]
— Tali Woodward, TUCSON WEEKLY

Diplomatic Indemnity
The author contends that south of the border, politics only wounds the lives of individuals, regardless of personal ideology or social status. [05-10-99]
— Randall Holdridge, 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

Murder And Mayhem
Who knew murder on campus could be this entertaining? [05-03-99]
— Randall Holdridge, TUCSON WEEKLY

Minnesota Muck-About
For readers who just want something 'fun', there's "Mrs. Millions." [04-26-99]
— Stacey Richter, TUCSON WEEKLY

Killer Plot
Author Michael Pye is after more than goosebumps in this multi-faceted consideration of the vulnerability of personal identity. [04-26-99]
— Randall Holdridge, 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

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