Albert Mobilio

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  • 16 years ago

    That Richard Powers may be the smartest novelist writing today is a conclusion reached by nearly every reviewer of his past half-dozen novels. Typically described as brainy and brilliant, his books do live up to their reputation, leaving slightly ...

  • 16 years ago

    The male fantasy featured in porn magazines and films goes something like this: A man is kidnapped by women in masks who strip him bare, tease and violate his body while prancing about naked in high heels. The common assumption is that men will fi...

  • 16 years ago

    As recent TV shows and movies attest, the Mafia is having a nervous breakdown. Robert De Niro has slipped from the Olympian heights of Don Corleone in The Godfather to the panicky depths of Paul Vitti in Analyze This. Since the Mob lives most vivi...

  • 17 years ago

    Come the millennium, depending on your druthers, you may be enjoying a champagne toast atop the Eiffel Tower, copulating madly in front of Dick Clark on TV, or joining a prayerful throng of believers who expect to be vacuumed up into heaven. Perha...

  • 17 years ago

    Louisiana's Angola penitentiary has become the Alcatraz of the '90s. Sister Helen Prejean's Dead Man Walking and Life Sentences by inmate Wilbert Rideau number among several recent books that suggest Angola is the meanest, baddest patch of hell in...


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