Vagabond – Review

April 1, 1994

It is a story of twenty-four hour rave-ups, cock fights, mah-jong, martial arts, and unsafe sex in the kampongs and back-alleys of old Singapore.

Jesus’ Son – Review

February 1, 1994

Fuckhead pulls you through a slalom course of heroin-induced reveries, car crashes, murder, abortion, fraud, overdose, insanity, love, and finally, detox.

Linus Welch – Review

February 1, 1994

One day, Linus sets out on a very Holdenesque trip to nowhere particular and eventually winds up finding himself, sort of.

Nightmares and Dreamscapes – Review

February 1, 1994

As usual with King, Nightmares and Dreamscapes is predictable, with a few curves thrown in. It’s good, easy reading, perfect for killing a couple hours.

Strange Pilgrims – Review

December 1, 1993

A new collection of 12 short stories by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the eminent writer of classics, Love in the Time of Chloera and One Hundred Years of Solitude.

Necroscope – Review

December 1, 1993

Brian Lumley creates a darker and more sinister bloodsucker that makes you cower inside. Thibor is nothing like the glamorous Lestat of the Vampire Chronicles.

Eecclesiastes Proverbs – Review

December 1, 1993

Solomon was a wise old dude and wanted to make sure people would know it in our day, so he had his scribes write down his vision of the world ca 900 B.C.

Animals Factories – Review

December 1, 1993

This book will make you see through the eyes of the suffering animals, and make you change your views of factory farming.

A Fan’s Notes – Review

December 1, 1993

A Fan’s Notes has, in place of a linear story, these three unifying elements: The author’s addictions to high-flown humor, alcohol, and the New York Giants.

Being There – Review

October 1, 1993

Kosinski has always had the power to paint a lovely little story while making audacious comments about politics, people, and society in general.

Sexual Astrology – Review

October 1, 1993

Don’t let the title fool you. This is not a book about sex. It’s a book that focuses on gender-based and elemental astrology.

The Keepers – Review

October 1, 1993

Written and drawn by Phillip Owen this story is mainly based in Northampton, MA. Gives us a couple of heroes that draw on there heritage.

International Tattoo Art – Review

September 1, 1993

There are articles on facets of the art not seen too often. This includes reviews on other publications, books and videos, as well as interviews.

Like Water for Chocolate – Review

September 1, 1993

Tita’s mother is chopping onions in the kitchen when Tita, still in the womb, begins crying so violently she is born right there amid the spices.

Helter Skelter – Review

September 1, 1993

This version of the story is recounted by assistant D.A. and prosecuting attorney Vincent Bugliosi. If you think the story is slanted, you’re absolutely right.

Corregidora – Review

June 1, 1993

Dealing with the life of a post-slavery black woman, Gayle Jones illustrates the struggle of her main character with a painfully honest depiction.

No-No Boy – Review

June 1, 1993

This is the story of a young Asian American man who chose not to serve in the U.S. Army during World War II and served hard time for it.

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