18 February 2007

Clippings for Tomorrow Lurks

Washington, Harriet A. Medical Aparteid The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present. Doubleday, 2007. Reviewed by NYTBR 2007-02-18.

Baumgardner, Jennifer. Look Both Ways: Bisexual Politics, Farrar, Straus & Giraux. The intermittently witty review in NYTBR 2007-02-18 is "Both Sides Now" by Norah Vincent.

Muldoon, Paul. Horse Latitudes. Farrar, Straus & Giraux, 2007. Reviewed by Langdon Hammer in NYTBR 2007-02-18.
  • "Muldoon's grief at his sister's eventual death . . . is folded into the long final poem in the book, 'Sillyhow Stride,' an elegy for the poet's friend the rock musician Warren Zevon. Strident, blistering, written in alliterative lines that sample quotations from John Donne, the poem places the ordinary horror of these two deaths from cancer against the backdrop of a remorseless global commercial culture that produces terrorism, child soldiers and suffering . . ."
Hutton, Will. The Writing on the Wall: why we must embrace China as a partner or face it as an enemy. Free Press, 2007.

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