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1999 Stories by Karen Houppert

Archives: 1999 | 1998
  • My Breast Friend

    published August 10, 1999

    The Bust anthology reads like the literary equivalent of Girls Night Out: With no boys around we'll talk about them and sex, TV and sex,... More >>

  • Victimizing The Victims

    published June 8, 1999

    Consuelo Fontaine is a victim of domestic violence. She tells a familiar tale: her husband left all the child care and housework to her, they... More >>

  • Crisis In Family Court

    published April 13, 1999

    The stakes are high and time is short in family court. On a Wednesday afternoon in Manhattan, Judge Gloria Sosa-Lintner makes quick and... More >>

  • Eyewitness Blues

    published March 2, 1999

    As Giuliani's NYPD wages its overzealous war against crime, even civilian witnesses are sometimes treated like perps. For 23-year-old Sophie... More >>

  • Jailhouse Shock

    published January 26, 1999

    If there were a photo op involved, Giuliani would be handing these two quality-of-life vigilantes the key to the city. Instead, police arrested... More >>

  • Knock-Down-Drag-Out

    published January 19, 1999

    It was every mother's nightmare. Police were at the door demanding to speak to her child— and they were pissed. "Why didn't you just tell me... More >>

Archives: 1999 | 1998