Browsing: Election 2016

Sept-Oct 2016

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“I’M THE LUCKIEST unlucky person in the world. No one wants to be the last man standing,” reflected Peter Greene, one of the eight long-term HIV survivors from the…More

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Doniger translated from the original Sanskrit text, while Kakar translated the Hindi commentary. Their translation was widely praised as more accurate than the original 1883 English translation by Sir Richard Francis Burton.

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Bernstein’s poetry derives from a culture of ceaseless contact, but tenuous closeness. It is filled with psychoanalytic lingo and sexual explicitness.

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If, in the end, Aphrodite’s Daughters leaves the reader wanting more, that’s perhaps a good thing, and perhaps it will serve to generate new interest in all three writers. For the time being, Honey has made a remarkable case for the restoration and addition of these three remarkable women into their rightful place in the canon.

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Tender: A Novel by Belinda McKeon Little, Brown and Co. 416 pages, $27. IRELAND has changed dramatically over the past half-century. Ragged gypsies aren’t huddled with barefoot children…More

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THE ACTION in Weekend takes place over a mere two days, and it all happens on a small island in Ontario, where a celebratory getaway reveals fracture lines running through the relationships of the participants.

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In sharing her stories, Jennings is cheerily upbeat, though she says that she does encounter haters and sometimes suffers from depression. She confides these deeply personal matters with an honesty that readers don’t generally get from an adult.

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Reviews of the books: The Man Who Loved Birds, Gay American Novels, 1870-–1970: A Reader’s Guide, The Argonauts, and Communal Nude: Collected Essays and the album Love You to Death.

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