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Wednesday, September 24, 2008

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SPECIAL

YA: City Paper's Big Books Issue 2008 | Big Books Feature by Bret McCabe

When Books Could Change Your Life: Why What We Pore Over At 12 May Be The Most Important Reading We Ever Do | Big Books Feature by Tim Kreider

The Invisibles: Young Adult Fiction Has Yet to Hear The Voices of Young, Urban, and Black Readers | Big Books Feature by Michael Corbin

The Big Questions: Science Fiction and Young Adult Fiction Share Themes and, Hopefully, Readers | Big Books Feature by Adrienne Martini

See Spot Rejected: Some Helpful Don'ts For Cracking Into Children's Publishing | Big Books Feature by Brian Sendelbach

Teen Screams: Dark Young Adult Fiction Captures Rudderless Horrors of Contemporary Adolescence | Big Books Feature by Ian Grey

Little Golden Books: It's difficult to imagine an American childhood without Little Golden Books--you know, the ubiquitous cardboard-covered children's books with the distinctive gold patterned spine. | Big Books Feature by Michelle Gienow

Maurice Sendak: Somehow I had always assumed that Maurice Sendak was French. | Big Books Feature by Lee Gardner

Nausicaa of The Valley of Wind: In 2008, Spirited Away director Hayao Miyazaki probably needs little in the way of an introduction, but casual fans of his animated features may not know that Miyazaki is also responsible for a manga epic that ran to more than 1,000 pages over the course of 12 years. | Big Books Feature by Jess Harvell

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NEWS

Urbanite: a City Mag in Disguise: When Clay Felker died earlier this year, New York magazine, which he founded in 1968, dedicated an entire issue to him. City magazines had been around since the turn of the century, but Felker turned the dying genre around by covering New York as if it were an amusement park. | Media Circus by Martin L. Johnson

Team Player: Lawyer in Guyanese Coke Case Accused of Witness Intimidation | Mobtown Beat by Jeffrey Anderson and Van Smith

Murder Ink | Councilmania | The Mail

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COLUMNS

Know Nothing: If you're of a liberal bent and the upcoming Sept. | Political Animal by Brian Morton

Mr. Wrong

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COMICS

Dirt Farm: by Ben Claassen III

Important Comics: by Dina Kelberman

Lulu Eightball: by Emily Flake

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ARTS

David Foster Wallace: 1962-2008: Several of my artistic heroes have died in recent years, but they were older or no longer productive, and when I learned that David Foster Wallace had committed suicide I was far more shocked and upset. | Books by Tim Kreider

The Music, Man: Riveting Central Performance Anchors This Portrait of The Artist as a Young Black Man | Stage by R. Darryl Foxworth

Casting Locally: Baltimore/Washington Regulars Elevate An Otherwise Familiar Production | Stage by John Barry

Crime by Irvine Welsh | Review by Bret McCabe

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MUSIC

Severn Up: Small Maryland Blues Label Celebrates 10 Years of Making Records | Music by Geoffrey Himes

Liquor Bike | Review by Lee Gardner

Various Artists: Como Now: The Voices Of Panola Co., Mississippi | Review by Mike McGonigal

Solange Knowles: Sol-Angel and the Hadley St. Dreams | Review by Raymond Cummings

Tricky: Knowle West Boy | Review by Michaelangelo Matos

TV on the Radio: Dear Science | Review by Michael Byrne

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FILM

Eagle Eye | Review by Cole Haddon

Choke | Review by Bret McCabe

Towelhead | Review by Jeff Meyers

Girl Cut in Two | Review by Bret McCabe

I Served the King of England | Review by Bret McCabe

Igor | Review by Jeff Meyers

Lakeview Terrace | Review by Corey Hall

The Miracle of Morgan's Creek | Review by Rahne Alexander

The Mindscape of Alan Moore | Review by Chris Landers

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EAT

Dock of the Bay | Review by Mary K. Zajac

Chicken Express and Caribbean Cuisine | Review by Bret McCabe

Pazo | Review by Aleka Farha

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