Archive - October 2, 2015

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Singer/songwriter/novelist Kinky Friedman (Borneo 1967-69) Is Back on the Road
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Richard Lipez (Ethiopia) writing as Richard Stevenson publishes WHY STOP AT VENGEANCE?

Singer/songwriter/novelist Kinky Friedman (Borneo 1967-69) Is Back on the Road

Check out: http://www.kinkyfriedman.com/events/ Events Clilck the venue name to go to their website. Friday, Oct 2 Release of Kinky’s newest CD – The Loneliest Man I Ever Met and Cactus Records – In-store 2110 Portsmouth Street Houston, TX 713-526-9272 5:30pm performance/signing The Loneliest Man I Ever Met Tour Friday, Oct 9 Ashland Coffee And Tea 100 N. Railroad Ave. Ashland, VA 804-798-1702 Saturday, Oct 10 Robert E. Loup JCC 350 South Dahlia Street Denver, CO  80246 303-316-6351 Sunday, Oct 11 Club Cafe 56 South 12th St. Pittsburgh, PA 412-431-4950 Monday, Oct 12 The Hamilton Live 600 14th St NW Washington, DC 202-787-1000 Tuesday, Oct 13 Ram’s Head 33 West St. Annapolis, MD 410-268-4545 Wednesday, Oct 14 Stanhope House 45 Main Street Stanhope, NJ 973-347-7777 Thursday, Oct 15 Sellersville Theater 24 W Temple Avenue Sellersville, PA 215-257-5808 Friday, Oct 16 The Linda-WAMC’s Performing Arts Studio 318 Central Avenue Albany, NY 518-465-5233 Saturday, . . .

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Richard Lipez (Ethiopia) writing as Richard Stevenson publishes WHY STOP AT VENGEANCE?

  A Fast-Paced Thriller Uncovers Evangelical Anti-gay Conspiracy in Uganda (A review from Lambra Literary written by John Copenhaver) Why Stop at Vengeance? By Richard Stevenson (Richard Lipez Ethiopia 1962-64) MLR Press 248 pages April 2015 Review by John Copenhaver Richard Stevenson (Richard Lipez) has tackled a variety of social issues in his mysteries over the years. His new novel, Why Stop at Vengeance? (MLR Press)–fourteenth in the Albany, NY-based Donald Strachey series–takes on an American evangelical missionary’s anti-gay crusade in Uganda. A young Ugandan man, John Suruma, attempts to hire Strachey to burn down a local evangelical church, International House of Faith (IHOF), that has funded anti-gay bigotry in Uganda, which led to the death of Suruma’s ex-lover and friend. He wants Strachey, who he calls “the gay Dirty Harry” which is a moniker the detective is not comfortable with, to help him exact his revenge. Strachey is sympathetic to . . .

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