The George Clooney and Sandra Bullock space film treads new ground
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Hard at work on his eighth novel, Deadwood author still packs a punch
Jim DeRogatis began his writing career in high school in 1982, completing an assignment by interviewing another young-blooming music thinker: the brightly burned out, young, and probably canon Lester Bangs. Twenty-eight years later DeRogatis is a widely and justifiably respected critic and journa ... More >>
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Mapping the literary landmarks of the Twin Cities
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Girl, Interrupted recasts Ken Kesey's macho myth as distaff melodrama
The Source suggests that beatness is in the eye of the beholder
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