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V.23 No.32 | 8/7/2014

Book Review

Thumbing Rides with the Pope of Trash

Carsick: John Waters Hitchhikes Across America

As quirky as the man who wrote it, Carsick takes John Waters across the country splendidly, horrifically and actually.

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V.23 No.30 | 7/24/2014
Whatever they’re watching, it’s not a very popular movie.

Film Review

Life Itself

Poignant documentary points the camera at the life of movie critic Roger Ebert

Filmmaker goes from being reviewed by Roger Ebert to making a movie about the famed critic’s final days in Life Itself.

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V.23 No.19 | 5/8/2014

Book Review

Coming Out in the NCAA

The Reappearing Act: Coming Out as Gay on a College Basketball Team Led by Born-Again Christians

A former Division I NCAA athlete recounts her difficult journey through college sports and fundamentalism as a gay woman.

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V.23 No.16 | 4/17/2014
Harley Loco

Book Review

Junkiedom Tragicomedy

Harley Loco: A Memoir of Hard Living, Hair, and Post-punk, from the Middle East to the Lower East Side

In Rayya Elias' memoir, Harley Loco, her unpretentious, funny narration depicts her outsider existence as a junkie, hairstylist and aspiring musician in late-'70s/early-'80s New York.

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V.23 No.8 | 2/20/2014

Book Review

(Almost) Never Buy Beforehand

Beating the NBA: Tales From a Frugal Fan

“Frugal Fan” Motez Bishara shares his tips for enjoying the best NBA seats at the best deal possible.

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V.23 No.2 | 1/9/2014

Book Review

The Art of Losing

Levels of Life

A historical account of late 19th-century ballooning by a master novelist turns out to be a moving extended metaphor for grief.

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V.22 No.35 | 8/29/2013
Eric Williams ericwphoto.com

Arts Feature

Beyond Legend

UNM professor searches for truth in his mother’s desert murder

Son of a Gun: A Memoir

How the legacy of Wyatt Earp and the Old West helped precipitate a shocking death.
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V.22 No.32 | 8/8/2013

Book Review

De Profundis and Back

Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness

A journalist’s sudden descent into paranoia, seizures, cognitive deterioration and an altered personality--does it make for gripping reading?

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V.22 No.29 | 7/18/2013

Book Review

Joy Harjo’s Brave Voice

Crazy Brave: A Memoir

Joy Harjo’s memoir, Crazy Brave, is the story of a woman, and of strength and how “the spirit of poetry” came to her.

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V.22 No.24 | 6/13/2013
(L to R) Loretta Hausman, Gerald Hausman and Alice Winston Carney

Arts Feature

Memories Into Memoirs

Writers workshop returns to Las Vegas

Pick a memory, any memory. Climbing a tree at age 10. The fender-bender you tried to hide from your parents right after you got your license. Walking along a dirt road beside a field of wildflowers under a vivid, kaleidoscopic sunset.
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V.19 No.49 | 12/9/2010
The Turquoise Ledge: A Memoir

Book Review

Throw Me off the Ledge

Silko gets spacey in new memoir

The Turquoise Ledge

The Turquoise Ledge

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