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An Excerpt From 'The Possible City' by Nathanial Popkinnew

Popkin is writer-in-residence at Philadelphia University. This is excerpted from his new book, The Possible City: Exercises in Dreaming Philadelphia, published by Camino Books in August 2008.
Philadelphia City Paper  |  Nathaniel Popkin  |  09-09-2008  |  Excerpts

Inside the Oil Conundrumnew

Excerpts from Robert Bryce's Gusher of Lies: The Dangerous Delusions of "Energy Independence".
The Texas Observer  |  Robert Bryce  |  05-07-2008  |  Excerpts

As Del Lay Dyingnew

On his deathbed, comedy genius Del Close held court at one last party.
Chicago Reader  |  Kim "Howard" Johnson  |  04-07-2008  |  Excerpts

2008 Fiction Contest: Made from Scratchnew

More than 200 local authors itched to win this year's contest. Only three scraped by.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Various  |  01-10-2008  |  Excerpts

Starbucked: A Double Tall Tale of Caffeine, Commerce, and Culturenew

After someone attempted a firebombing at a new Starbucks in Southeast Portland, Taylor Clark, then a staff writer for Willamette Week, wrote a cover story about the Seattle-based coffee giant. The article generated grande buzz and lead to this book.
Willamette Week  |  Taylor Clark  |  11-07-2007  |  Excerpts

Where I'm Fromnew

Jay-Z precipitates a Baltimore rumination in this excerpt from The Message: 100 Life Lessons From Hip-Hop's Greatest Songs.
Baltimore City Paper  |  Felicia Pride  |  10-30-2007  |  Excerpts

The Voyager on Peachtree Creeknew

David R. Kaufman's journey down Atlanta's forgotten waterway.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Various  |  08-30-2007  |  Excerpts

Notes From Undergroundnew

An excerpt from Beneath the Neon: Life and Death in the Tunnels of Las Vegas.
Tucson Weekly  |  Matt O'Brien  |  05-31-2007  |  Excerpts

In Prison, Infamous Inmate Felt Isolated and Unfairly Treatednew

At Albion Correctional Facility, the young Amy Fisher spent years in solitary for dying her hair with lye soap or for growing her fingernails too long. She passed the time plucking the hairs from her legs one by one.
Long Island Press  |  Amy Fisher and Robbie Woliver  |  10-04-2004  |  Excerpts

Excerpt from Novel "Ride" Describes Young Man Learning to Take Busnew

He could have been the first black chief justice of the Supreme Court, Superintendent of the Pittsburgh Public School System, The Reverend Doctor Elliott Madison Meade. It was probably with something like this in mind that his mother had named him, and the disappointment of any possible chance of that, the likely reason behind her reportedly vehement rejection of him now.
Pittsburgh City Paper  |  David Walton  |  08-07-2004  |  Excerpts

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