Monthly Archives: August 2007

Honey, cancel our reservation…

RESTAURANT INSPECTIONS Rush Street Restaurant 314 Main St., Ann Arbor Date: Aug. 9 Number of critical violations: 5 Critical violations : The duck confit in the top of the cook line prep cooler was moldy (corrected). Bar and wait staff … Continue reading

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GOCKS 2 p.m., Canton Public Library, 1200 S. Canton Center Road. Teens pierce, tattoo or give mohawks to Goth sock puppets. Supplies provided. Details: 734-397-0999 

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You’re the Man, Stuart MacBride

You’re the Man, Stuart MacBride I have a new guy and his name is Stuart MacBride. I’m always happy when I can find a writer who I can recommend enthusiastically to almost anyone who walks in the door, especially when … Continue reading

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Jesus, Satan and the Peacock Angel

Jesusatand The Peacock Angel   It all started when I had a little too much time on my hands and started leafing through one of the many books I have piled up around me (home and work, though in this … Continue reading

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Ziddlefat, John L Ypsilanti, Michigan Age 49, was called home by our precious Lord and Savior to be in his loving hands and pressed against his consoling breast Thursday, August 16, 2007, after a long, 16 year battle against a … Continue reading

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Waiting for (Heather)

If there had been any single person from my past that I hoped to see again, that person would’ve been Heather. I’d kept my eyes open for any sign of her for so long and through so many false alarms … Continue reading

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Cornell Woolrich’s Fright

Hard Case Crime has released Cornell Woolrich’s Fright, the title’s first publication in over fifty years. It’s not his best book, or even in the top ten, BUT it does have moments of that peculiar Woolrich magic. It’s set in … Continue reading

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For Your Consideration

Dear Book Enthusiast, I beg your indulgence for the impersonal salutation. Unfortunately, due to the many changes occurring in a large number of bookstores lately, I never quite certain who’s sitting at the helm of any particular store. Even if … Continue reading

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Minnie Mouse and Mr. Bubble

As he lay in the bath he felt suddenly uncomfortable – there didn’t seem to be anything he could look at with real interest – the same faucet, the same knobs, the same tiles, everything carefully chosen to be in … Continue reading

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