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to Harper’s magazine. The August issue, for example, has an excellent article by Wil Hylton on the spread of Hepatitis in U.S. prisons and what correctional HMOs are (not) doing about it; a very funny article on the Vidocq Society, named after the 18th century French criminal/detective/writer (one of my dad’s favorite crime writers–he named our German Shepherd after him); and a sobering article on the nature of dissidence by Edward Hoagland. Oh, and it also has excerpts from rent-a-negro.com.


2 Responses to “go get a subscription”

  1. Maud Says:

    It really is outstanding. Weird coincidence: I just subscribed a month and a half ago.

  2. Red Says:

    Forgot to mention the personal connection: Jay Kirk, author of the Vidocq article, is a pal of mine here in Philadelphia. I’m sure he appreciates your plug!

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