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ISBN 1-928863-07-8
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Library of Congress: 00-107228
296 pages
Once in a while 
something new and surprising 
bursts forth . . .

The Reading Room/2:
writing of the moment
 

Issue Two

In The Reading Room/2: 

 The Wandering Jews, JOSEPH ROTH'S prescient account of the predicament of Jews in Europe after the upheavals caused by the First World War.

Back on Hollywood Boulevard, I park the car and call on my favorite Hofmann-Kootchie dancer, Isabel Williams. After a lifetime of burlesque (specialty: erotic acrobatics) Isabel is now the beautician-cum-bouncer of the Lido Apartments on a side street of Hollywood and Vine. 
CLANCY SIGAL

Coussina," she says and I understand that she is saying kitchen. She continues on in Arabic and I think she's saying something about marriage. She reaches out and pinches my nipple, laughing and walking on. 
ELIZABETH AMON

New fiction by MELVIN JULES BURIET, JOSHUA KESSLER, THOMAS MCGONIGLE, the Portuguese Nobel Prize winner JOSÉ SARAMAGO, PROFESSOR GERALD HOLTON writes on the amazing mysteries of science, and there is poetry by ROBERT BLY, TOMAZ SALAMUN and MARK SCOTT.

New voices in fiction and essays: NURIA AMAT, JULIE BERMAN, SUSAN D'ALOIA, ALAN KAUFMAN, BINNIE KIRSHENBAUM, CARA JO PRIESKORN, TOM SAVAGE, KAREN SHEPARD and CLIFFORD THOMPSON.

New translation of Bubu of Montparnasse, CHARLES-LOUIS PHILIPPE'S short modernist classic.
...Philippe had a gift...to be able to select, out of personal experience, what is really significant." 
T. S. ELIOT

   



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