Articles tagged charles bowden

The Name of This Land is Hell: Mexico in Literature

When the author of a sitcom-styled novel about Mexican heritage cannot resist mentioning the modern-day carnage, then it's fair to assume that the murders have become a significant part of the national identity.

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On the Edge: The Femicide in Ciudad Juárez (2006)

While this documentary is rough -- plainly low budget and assembled with some sense of urgency, along with cheesy background music -- it is powerful and resourceful.

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Blood Orchid. An Unnatural History of America by Charles Bowden

The balanced appreciation of our appetites that has consumed Charles Bowden for over 25 years has become an increasingly demanding enterprise.

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//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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