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  • Half-Baked Beach

    It is that end of summer time, that back to school time, that Congressional recess is over time, that time for something light to read....

  • Perfect Harmony

    John Rowell's is a moving and hilarious new voice. His new story collection, The Music of Your Life concerns itself with the minutiae of everyday...

  • Parched Paper

    Look up ''dry '' in the thesaurus, and you will find almost fifty synonyms for the word. Dry as moistureless: barren, drained, juiceless, shriveled, thirsty....

  • Ways with Words

    A softly lit Carnival mask, dappled in blue-green garden light, adorns the cover of Carolyn Parkhurst's debut novel The Dogs of Babel. Masks -- the...

  • Mann's Men

    Best-selling gay author William J. Mann may have a reputation for scripting steamy narratives, but he has a confession to make. ''Sometimes sex scenes are...

  • Faust's Pact

    Photo by Michael Wichita Ex-lovers -- they can be a plague on your romantic life, or be your best friends. But whether you cross to...

  • Novel Idea

    Louis Harris (Photo by Michael Wichita) ''It's like a 17th Street Tales of the City,'' says Lambda Rising manager Jane Troxell when customers ask about...

  • Fantasy Man

    Biographer Charles Castillo gives more depth to John Rechy the man, while taxing Rechy the fantasy. Once upon a time, gay Americans were better known...

  • Southern Vamp

    Fans of Anne Rice's Vampire Chronicles have come to know a few things about the ''blood hunters, '' at least as Rice paints them: They're...

  • Film Follies

    Imagine Mystery Science Theater 3000, the show that finds two smartass robots and their human sidekick cracking wise while watching some of the worst films...

  • Spice Free

    The purpose of If Only (Delacorte, $12.95), Geri Halliwell's rag-to-riches autobiography, seems three-fold: 1) To verify that Halliwell is indeed 27, and not anywhere from...

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