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Jack Holmes and His Friend

Many straight men and gay men are best friends, but if the phenomenon is an urban commonplace it has never ...

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Telegraph Avenue

One street in Oakland, California. As the summer of 2004 draws to a close, Archy Stallings and Nat Jaffe are ...

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Scenes from Early Life

One family’s life, and a nation – Bangladesh – are uniquely created through conversation, sacrifice, songs, bonds, blood, bravery and ...

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Alys, Always

Frances is a thirty-something sub-editor, an invisible production drone, on the books pages of the Questioner. Her routine, colourless existence ...

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Orpheus: The Song of Life

A poetic work of history on the figure of Orpheus: his life and myth, and his representation and imagining from ...

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An angry and self-loathing veteran of the Korean War, Frank Money finds himself back in racist America after enduring trauma ...

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