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***Book Review: Animals Strike Curious Poses, by Elena Passarello

Animals Strike Curious Poses, Elena Passarello’s collection of essays about animals, is…well, different. She mixes fact and fiction to create what might be dubbed entertainment science. The anthology begins with “Yuca,” who was a 39,000 year-old mammoth. Throughout the book, … Continue reading

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****Book Review: Bettyville by George Hodgman

George Hodgman, the author of Bettyville, a moving and often funny memoir, is a middle aged gay man who lives in New York City. For months at a time, he puts his life on hold and returns to Paris, Missouri … Continue reading

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****Book Review: BettyVille by George Hodgman

George Hodgman, the author of Bettyville, a moving and often funny memoir, is a middle aged gay man who lives in New York City. For months at a time, he puts his life on hold and returns to Paris, Missouri … Continue reading

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IndieView Interview on Afterlife in Harlem

Though they lived hundreds of years apart, Bill Clinton and Alexander Hamilton, two white men, were important pioneers in the Harlem community.

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4**** Book Review: Back Channel, by Stephen Carter

Author Stephen L. Carter should be happy about the recent thaw in Cuban-American relations because his latest novel, Back Channel, a political-espionage thriller, revisits the 1962 Cold War Cuban Missile Crisis.  The novel’s title and premise is based on the … Continue reading

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Bring Up the Bodies, by Hilary Mantel

  Like many readers, I strive to finish books but, with so many wonderful choices and the proverbial, so little time, even accomplished authors like Hilary Mantel should not get a pass from the editorial department. Doing so is a … Continue reading

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