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Payback

by Benjamin Welton

Ronald S. Barak’s latest Brooks/Lotello thriller, "Payback", is a whodunit that takes place at the Thriller Jubilee, a mystery writers’ conference on a Spanish island. Cyrus Brooks, a retired federal court judge, and Frank Lotello, a... Read More

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The Wishbone Dress

by Michelle Anne Schingler

The poems of Cassandra J. Bruner’s "The Wishbone Dress" are a torrent on the page, attesting to the traps and triumphs of womanhood, to the liberation of self-naming, and the peace and harmony that come from acknowledging that no two... Read More

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Japanese Home Cooking

by Matt Sutherland

For the handful of centuries that Japan has been on the minds of westerners, the country has exemplified the mysteries of the East. The island nation’s unique geology, climate, rich waters, and isolation led to a culture, a... Read More

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Kaizen

by Matt Sutherland

If change is the primary law of the universe, why is it so difficult to make lasting changes to our own personal habits and routines? Why does our body/mind vigorously rebel when we set out to cut down on our sugar intake, commit to... Read More

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Model City

by Matt Sutherland

North Korea fascinates a world bored with so many bland, decent-enough democracies. Cowered by the tubby tyrant Kim Jong-un, the nation’s 25 million citizens struggle to make do in a system that’s so handcuffed by sanctions, so... Read More

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