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Positively No Dancing by James Mason
"This collection of stories by first-time writer Jim Mason is raw, regretful, reflective, and wonderful. Some have compared him to Dennis Johnson, which is fine, and others probably would compare him to Charles Bukowski, which would be too easy and..." Read more of this review »
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Chromophobia by David Batchelor
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All the Young Dudes by Campbell Devine
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Endlessly fawning, allows everyone their say, and ultimately says nothing by saying everything. I finished reading it out of sheer perversion, then wanted to get rid of half my Mott and related LPs, I was so worn out by the details.

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Five Sinister Characters by Raymond Chandler
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Malcolm McLaren by Ian Macleay
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Clarinet Polka by Keith Maillard
Clarinet Polka
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A Man Called Destruction by Holly George-Warren
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Save the Last Dance for Satan by Nick Tosches
Save the Last Dance for Satan
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Liked it, but it could have used an editor (or was that an homage to the format?) - ultimately, wanted MORE.
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If I Was a Highway by Michael Ventura
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