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What a reviewer says

May 24, 2013

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Running Out the Hurt paints a vivid picture of the colorful world of Latin American baseball. The story begins with a Cuban player, drafted by Yucatan in the Mexican professional league, who decides his younger brother has more natural talent and should take the opportunity in his place. Fifteen year old Alejandro Lopez posing as […]

Kindle, Monsters and Marketing Advice

May 12, 2013

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         As a career magazine and newspaper journalist who in addition to hundreds of articles long and short has published some sixty or seventy literary and little magazine shortstories, a novel that though praised never went into a second printing and hundreds of poems I assumed that I was more than casually […]

The Dinosaur (of Mexican politics)

May 3, 2013

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The Dinosaur  Robert Joe Stout            In 2006 the corrupt governor of Mexico’s state of Oaxaca sent a force of armed police to drive striking schoolteachers out of the city of Oaxaca’s central historical district. The action evoked a citizen response—a “Popular Assembly”—that retaliated and drove the governor and his minions out of the […]