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Cover: Disappearing Ink
Lost in the Maize: Guatemala's Miguel Angel Asturias was the father of magic realism and won the Nobel Prize--so why are his books so hard to find?
Words Wild as an Acre of Snakes: Ken Weaver's glossary of Lone Star State expletives and euphemisms is fugging worth searching for.
The Thinking Heart: Etty Hillesum's remarkable Holocaust writings are often lost in the shadow of Anne Frank's famous diary.
Beyond Bond: Forget Fleming; lose Le Carré--Charles McCarry is the undiscovered master of the spy novel.
Joyce on a Mission: Samuel Ornitz--novelist and blacklisted screenwriter--was an unsung pioneer of stream of consciousness.
News: Gays in the Womb
Reformed Reform: Welfare takes new shape during final negotiations.
Oscar Mayer Whiners: When a protesting pig meets the Wienermobile, the encounter borders on the fantastic.
Public Eye: Fiscalini vacillations.
Polis Report: No underage poking, please.
The Way They Were: Mike Leigh looks back --but not in anger--at the old England in Career Girls. Plus Richard von Busack interviews the two stars of Career Girls, Katrin Cartlidge and Lynda Steadman.
Fame's Hustle: A father's ridicule holds back a son's dreams of stardom in Star Maps.
Talking Pictures: Reformed romance novelist Doris Mortman and husband David take in the thriller Air Force One.
Trip-Hop Magic: The mutant music of Britain's gravel-throated Tricky defies categories at Lollapalooza.
Handling Business: The Jungle Brothers return with Raw Deluxe.
Audiofile: Reviews of the latest CDs by Plateau, Da Organization, Long Hind Legs and Regurgitator.
Beat Street: San Jose's No Use for a Name survives hit single 'Soulmate' to record again.
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