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Sunday, January 1 1995

The Angle Quickest for Flight by Steven Kotler

The human mind loves making connections, sometimes organizing unlike data into nicely formed packets of sanity, other times tying ribbons upon packages of mayhem. Our minds also seem to search for the convenient shortcut, the Northwest Passage, the 'easy way out'. More often than not these packets and shortcuts lead to dead-ends, or mine fields laden with an ordinance of insanity and confusion.


Ambling into History: The Unlikely Odyssey of George W. Bush by Frank Bruni

Bruni's description of Bush paints a fragmented character who 'struck different poses at different times': the average student with a quick temper, prone to too much drinking and partying, who years later summoned enough ambition to win the race for governor of Texas, and whose loyalties lay with his family, pets, his beloved Texas ranch, baseball, and a slew of devoted friends who painstakingly championed his cause.


Angelina Jolie by Kathleen Tracy

PULL.


Aunt Rachel’s Fur by Raymond Federman

[Raymond Federman's] techniques seem to bring into question the 'truth' of the story . . . as well as allowing a lengthy discussion throughout the novel about the act of writing itself.


Anarchy! An Anthology of Emma Goldman’s Mother Earth by Peter Glassgold

The story offered here is not just a depiction of idealists trying to change the world, but a convincing portrait of government repression in the United States, one which should not only enlighten readers about our country's past but make them look closer at the present.


Atom by Steve Aylett

Aylett's imagination is about as creative as anyone's in the business, and his ideas are fresh and full of potential. If only he had developed his characters and his story beyond the level of a cartoon, and toned down the smug, smart-ass prose, this book could have gone somewhere.


Adios Muchachos by Daniel Chavarría

Place 'Adios Muchachos' alongside the work of John D. MacDonald, Carl Hiassen, and a good deal of Elmore Leonard, and it'll fit right in with those masters of incongruously sunny, quirky capers.


American Gods by Neil Gaiman

Neil Gaiman has fashioned a new myth about modern Americans, a plot constructed of fragments of ancient tales woven into an original and vital drama... 'American Gods' is both complex enough to warrant serious critical analysis, yet with a stylistic simplicity and lightning-fast pace that will engross any reader.


Among the Bears:  Raising Orphan Cubs in the Wild by Benjamin Kilham and Ed Gray

The more new suburbanites and recreators understand the critters they share the world with, the better off all will be, humans and wild things alike. But armed with little more biology than what was required to get into medical school and Disney's disgusting diet of pabulum romanticism, educating the new suburbanite is an up hill battle.


Zoolander (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Y Tu Mamá También (2002) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Yi Yi (A One and a Two) (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
You Can Count on Me (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
The Yards (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
X-Men (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
X (1996/2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Waking the Dead (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Where the Heart Is (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Wonder Boys (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Woman on Top (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
The Wisdom of Crocodiles (1998) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
The Wedding Planner (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
The Way of the Gun (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
When Brendan Met Trudy (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
The Watcher (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Wonder Boys (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
The Watcher (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Waking Life (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Woman on Top (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
The Whole Nine Yards (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Where the Money Is (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
What Women Want (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
What’s Cooking? (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Wendigo (2002) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
What Lies Beneath (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
The Wood (1999) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Wild Strawberries (1957/2002) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Wildflowers (1999) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Waking the Dead (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Waking Life (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
The World Is Not Enough (1999) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
The Whole Nine Yards (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Whipped (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Wet Hot American Summer (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Vertical Limit (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Va Savoir (Who Knows?) (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Venus beaute (institut) (1999) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Valentine (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
The Virgin Suicides (1999) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
The Virgin Suicides (1999) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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