James Cook

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  • 17 years ago | Books

    How close is the resemblance between Joseph Heller, an Army Air Corps veteran, and his most famous creation, the conflicted Yossarian of Catch-22?

  • 17 years ago | Pop Culture

    A Bronx Family Album Scalo (for Macintosh and Windows) Named for its portrait of a Puerto Rican couple living in the South Bronx, this photo-journal CD-ROM is shaped by a few immediate facts. Sensa and Ralph are HIV-positive and struggling to rais...

  • 18 years ago | Books

    Ronin Ro Have Gun Will Travel Doubleday FOUR YEARS AFTER it was founded in 1992, Death Row Records had sold more than 18 million albums and grossed over $325 million. As the rough-and-ready home of Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre, and Tupac Shakur, Death Row ...

  • 18 years ago | Books

    John Vidal McLibel The New Press IN 1990, THE McDonald's corporation brought a libel suit against five members of London Greenpeace for distributing pamphlets titled, "What's Wrong With McDonald's?" The leaflets criticized McDonald's for a full sl...

  • 18 years ago | Pop Culture

    Quake II Id Software Once upon a time, gamers thought that it couldn't get any better than Wolfenstein: a high-res/3-D adventure in which players wage a one-man war against the Nazi Empire. Then the Doom series came along with the notion of gaming...

  • 18 years ago | Books

    Harry Crews Celebration Simon & Schuster UNLIKE THE DISNEY homestead of the same name, Harry Crews's Celebration takes place in Forever and Forever, a trailer park in a desolate region of Florida. Most of the park's elderly residents have surrende...