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2005 Stories by Alexis Soloski

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  • A Novel Plot by Kate Atkinson Makes for Unwieldy Drama

    published April 19, 2005

    What won't a New Yorker stomach for a killer deal on a Victorian brownstone? Dry rot and wet rot? No problem. An infestation of deathwatch beetle?... More >>

  • Theater

    published April 12, 2005

    In the 1984 Smiths song "Suffer Little Children," lead singer Morrissey lugubriously intones, "Oh Manchester, so much to answer for."... More >>

  • Darkness Invisible

    published April 5, 2005

    Recalling her Paris expat years, Djuna Barnes wrote, "I used to be rather gay and silly and bright and . . . wasted a lot of the time. I used to... More >>

  • A Complex Elektra Via a Polish Company Fluent in Attic Signs

    published April 5, 2005

    "Muscles!" the chorus cries, and each member flexes prodigiously. "Beauty!" they call, and cup their bosoms. "Fugitive! Orestes! Misery! Elektra!... More >>

  • Dark Rides

    published March 29, 2005

    On a DUMBO stage, Kate Valk—doe-eyed and louche-lipped—stares out from half a dozen monitors. In her gloved hand she clutches a... More >>

  • Oh Boy

    published March 22, 2005

    In Samoa, boys raised as girls are known as fa'afafine. On Madagascar they're called sekrata, among the Sioux wintke, and in... More >>

  • Birds of a Feather

    published March 1, 2005

    With the arrival of spring, city bird-watchers can catch glimpses of thrushes, warblers, perhaps even a pileated woodpecker. Yet you needn't be an... More >>

  • Theater

    published February 22, 2005

    Research in the field of gelotology, the physiological study of humor, has determined that laughter may indeed be the best medicine. A good guffaw... More >>

  • Married Puppets Punch and Kick and Scream in The Flesh

    published February 8, 2005

    If seven years of marriage result in an itch, three centuries of nuptial bliss conjure a far more nagging affliction. The Confessions of Punch... More >>

  • A Call To Arms

    published February 1, 2005

    At first it seems a problem of scale. Standing just over six feet, British actor Mat Fraser has long legs, a lengthy torso, a handsome face with... More >>

  • The Friends of Mr. Cairo

    published January 25, 2005

    Those finding themselves in San Francisco with a spare three hours might embark on the Dashiell Hammett walking tour. Former Hammett residence 408... More >>

  • Books

    published January 25, 2005

    Funny, she doesn't bake like a femme fatale . . . Alice, the heroine maudite of Megan Abbott's debut novel, "made a raspberry-coconut jelly... More >>

  • Up From Down Under

    published January 18, 2005

    In a hallway at Performance Space 122, Melbourne native Vallejo Gantner searches for a surreptitious place to store the boxes ringing him. These... More >>

  • Pursued by a Teddy Bear

    published January 4, 2005

    Have we textual exegesists been wrong all these years? Should Shakespeare's famed stage direction really have read, "Exit pursued by teddy bear?"... More >>

  • Delving Into Contemporary Facts So Strange They Provoke Fictional Games

    published January 4, 2005

    On January 26, 1998, President Clinton looked into a television camera, shook his finger authoritatively, and enunciated, "I did not have sexual... More >>

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