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issue 6.10, march 2003

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Alexandra Fuller, Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight Alexandra Fuller, Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight
Alexandra "Bobo" Fuller spent her childhood in Rhodesia, Milawi and Zambia, the daughter of white farmers during Rhodesia's civil war. Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight is her courageously unsentimental memoir of a fascinating African childhood.
 
Richard K. Morgan, Altered Carbon Richard K. Morgan, Altered Carbon
Richard K. Morgan's new novel hits readers like bullet of ideas. Altered Carbon is super-smart, hard-boiled noir story set in a bleak, violent and all-too-possible future.
 
The Emperor of Scent, Chandler Burr The Emperor of Scent, Chandler Burr
In the novel Perfume, Patrick Susskind imagined a genius of scent, a man who knew everything about smell. What if such a man was real? The Emperor of Scent is about a real scent genius who solved the last, deepest mystery of the senses, a mesmerizing story that will alter the way you perceive reality.
 
Comic Poems, Peter Washington, Ed. Comic Poems, Peter Washington, Ed.
Poetry, particularly in its shorter, tightly organized forms, can carry a comic punch rarely found elsewhere, as with A.R. Ammons's gem, 'Their Sex Life': "One failure on / Top of another." A combination of precision and catchy rhyme can result in an epigraph worthy of both library shelf and bathroom stall. Peter Washington's selection of Comic Poems for Knopf is far-reaching, surprising, and vastly enjoyable.
 
Everything But the Burden, Greg Tate, Ed. Everything But the Burden, Greg Tate, Ed.
So, how does a white guy become the world's most popular and critically acclaimed rap artist? Tate and his team of writers take on the complex and controversial topic of whites appropriating black culture, and how it affects both races.
 
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