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Stephen Siciliano

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Stephen Siciliano is a writer living in Los Angeles. He is a professional reporter of some 30 years. His novels include "Vedette or Conversations with the Flamenco Shadows," and "The Sidewalk Smokers Club." He blogs on politics, poetry and prose at highwayscribery.


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Vedette: Or Conversations w...
5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2004
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The Sidewalk Smokers Club
5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2006 — 2 editions
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Vedette
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This here short story was inspired by a Lynyrd Skynyrd song, "Cheatin' Woman." the scribe misses Lynyrd Skynyrd and what they mighthave made and said over years of maturity. Neil Young's "Down by the River," had a hand in the inspirational department as did the scribe's own years of university study in Arkansas. And so,without further adieu, "Hillbilly Bikini Bottom."

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Child Wonder by Roy Jacobsen
Child Wonder
by Roy Jacobsen
read in October, 2011
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"Child Wonder" is the story of a boy, his widowed mother, and her reckless decision to take her stepdaughter into their household.

There is something not quite right with the little girl: "Linda was not of this world," the child narrator, Finn, tells
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A Possible Life by Sebastian Faulks
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Can you not be sure of what's going on and still like a book?

The packaging of "A Possible Life" hints at something other than a collection of short stories: "A Novel in Five Parts."

After a pleasurable once-through, highwayscribery is not exactly sure
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Loteria by Mario Alberto Zambrano
Loteria: A Novel
by Mario Alberto Zambrano (Goodreads Author)
read in September, 2014
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You don't need a set of Loteria cards to tell you family influences are decisive and, in the worst cases, fatal.

Mario Alberto Zambrano's “Loteria” is a novel of dark family drama rooted in a father's alcoholism.

The family's violent unraveling is re
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Prayers for the Stolen by Jennifer Clement
Prayers for the Stolen
by Jennifer Clement (Goodreads Author)
read in August, 2014
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“Prayers for the Stolen” is a novel about innocence being violated with impunity, because it is innocence, and it is good, and it is weak.

If you are in the habit of shrugging off sanguinary stories of Mexican mass murder as the woes of people who pr
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Victus by Albert Sánchez Piñol
Victus
by Albert Sánchez Piñol
read in August, 2014
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Martí Zuviría, the protagonist of “Victus,” has allowed the fates and furies to convince him of his own wickedness.

The nonagenarian military engineer's resume includes service on behalf of His Majesty Carlos III of Austria, the Confederate States of
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The Great New Orleans Kidnapping Case by Michael A.  Ross
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With "The Great New Orleans Kidnapping Case: Rage, Law, and Justice in the Reconstruction Era," an initially exciting drama runs a little dry, as author Michael Ross reconstructs the process by which a pair of mulatta women were tried for the kidnapp ...more
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On the Road by Jack Kerouac
On the Road: The Original Scroll
by Jack Kerouac
recommended for: fans of poetic prose and searchers for an earlier hillbilly america
read in February, 2008
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The continent "groans" again and again.

The night is too often "sad," the cities are "mad" or "wild" and "sad" some more. New York is the "edge of the continent," and San Francisco, too and sometimes they're the "rim of the world," or some similar al
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In the Night of Time by Antonio Muñoz Molina
In the Night of Time
by Antonio Muñoz Molina
read in December, 2013
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A revolutionary guardsman deems Ignacio Abel, the protagonist of Antonio Muñoz Molina's "In the Night of Time," a gentleman with a union card."

Civil wars often divide countries. Spain's sliced Iberia into a series of mind states, intellectual positio
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“To keep a secret is to lie every time."

La Vedette, Gloriella”
Stephen Siciliano, Vedette: Or Conversations with the Flamenco Shadows

“If more politicians knew poetry, and more poets knew politics, I am convinced the world would be a little better place in which to live.”
John F. Kennedy

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