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Cash

Issue No. 13 ~ June, 1998

Johnny Cash’s singing career spans four decades. Known as “The Man in Black”, at sixty-six years old, Johnny Cash has become a living legend, an icon. He is one of country music most beloved entertainers. Yet, he sings and masters a variety of musical styles: …

Trutor & The Balloonist

Issue No. 13 ~ June, 1998

Ms. Wesselmann grabs her readers in Trutor & The Balloonist by taking them on a breathtaking ride with her through the mountains of New Hampshire into the center of Derbysville. It is in Derbysville, a small town away from Boston, that the Balloonist and Trutor …

Generation X

Issue No. 10 ~ January, 1998

If you’re wondering where the future of modern fiction lies, well, look no further than Generation X ... this is the ruler against which all future novels will be measured.

The Uncertainty Principle

Issue No. 9 ~ October, 1997

The Uncertainty Principle could best be described by saying it’s a “geek love-story.” The main character is a student at MIT whose developing a model for predicting weather patterns. When he’s not breaking into his mentor’s lab to steal information from the guru’s hard-drive concerning …

Smoking Hopes

Issue No. 9 ~ October, 1997

Winning the Washington Prize for Fiction for your first novel shows incredible talent, of which, admittedly, author Victoria Alexander possesses a lion?s share. She is a seemingly brash and witty woman, not entirely unlike Smoking Hopes? heroine, Charlie Dean, who worked part-time as a stripper …