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Old Friends: Revisiting Armistead Maupin and the Tales of the City.

On Friday I saw the new Armistead Maupin documentary, The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin. The movie is basically a love letter to Armistead Maupin and the Tales of the City. I liked the film, even though there were moments … Continue reading

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Once More with Feeling: Re-reading 28 Barbary Lane

28 Barbary Lane: “Tales of the City” Books 1-3 by Armistead Maupin My rating: 5 of 5 stars I’ve lost track of how many times I’ve bought and read these books. Tales of the City stills stands as one of my … Continue reading

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The Ballad of Black Tom: Something Wicked Comes to Harlem

The Ballad of Black Tom by Victor LaValle My rating: 4 of 5 stars I LOVED this book. Nothing better than a good novella, especially one as creepy as The Ballad of Black Tom. Lots of shady characters, creepy houses, … Continue reading

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Worst Case Scenario: Underground Airlines

Underground Airlines by Ben H. Winters My rating: 3 of 5 stars “Underground Airlines” is a great speculative-fiction/mystery novel; sort of a The Man in the High Castle lite. I tore through this one in a few days. Lots of … Continue reading

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“Like No Other” – Like “Eleanor & Park” , but Different

Like No Other by Una LaMarche My rating: 4 of 5 stars I dove into Like No Other after Eleanor & Park because I felt like my heart hadn’t quite been ripped out of my chest and I wanted to … Continue reading

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