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KEITH STROUP with Jason Flores-Williams

In the long dark night of American politics, there are still rock’n’roll splashes of life, a burning vibe where victories are won and the cool, pungent smell of liberty fills the air.

A Pack of Damn Lies

When Sergeant Pecker walks into the room, everyone feels the pain.

The Family Mansion

Jamaican-born novelist Anthony Winkler’s forthcoming novel, Family Mansion, conjures up the cruelties of slavery with the author’s trademark irreverence and wit. Winkler, 71, is the author of several critically acclaimed novels, including The Lunatic and Dog War, as well as two screenplays. His latest book is the second installment of a trilogy about the history of Jamaica.

The Jubilee Rolls On

Over 1,000 Americans will be receiving good news in the mail soon, in the form of letters advising them that at least some of their debt has been abolished.


The Brooklyn Rail

APR 2013

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