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Ten Years Ago in City Paper: Sept. 26, 2001

CP's 2001 Big Books issue is all about memoirs. An

and two features – Frank Diller on Rick Bragg's

and Wendy Ward on the

– are accompanied by a

: Stacey Mink on Pamela Des Barres'

; Mahinder Kingra on Robert Graves'

; Lee Gardner on Lucy Grealy's

; Afefe Tyehimba on Zora Neale Hurston's

; Eileen Murphy on Kay Redfield Jamison's

, William Styron's

, and Abraham Verghese's

; Sandy Asirvatham on Primo Levi's

; Adele Marley on

, by Harpo Marx with Rowland Barber; and Heather Joslyn on Frank McCourt's

. Liz Langley's feature talks about

. Mobtown Beat is Brennen Jensen on

, a Baltimore restaurateur with a big hand in Afghan affairs. The Nose explores

and

among Baltimore activists since the terrorist attacks in New York in Washington. In Media Circus, Michael Anft looks at

during the terrorist attacks. Charles Cohen's Charmed Life visits the

. The columns are: Suz Redfearn's Germ Bag, featuring

by Suz's friends; Joe MacLeod's Mr. Wrong, on the

; Mink Stole's Think Mink, on

; Wiley Hall III's Urban Rhythms, on

; and Tom Scocca's 8 Upper, on

. Scocca & MacLeod's proto-blog,

, reads the comics so you don't have to. In The Arts, four writers come to terms with the terrorist attacks: Lee Gardner on

; Shelly Ridenour on

; Ian Grey on

; and Tom Scocca on

. Stage is

on Fells Point Corner Theatre's production of Toni Press-Coffman's Touch and Audrey Herman Spotlighters Theatre's production of Neil Simon's Fools; Mike Giuliano on Vagabond Players' production of

; and Jack Purdy on Hugh Leonard's

. Art is Mike Giuliano, on the Baltimore Museum of Art exhibit,

. In Music, Piotr Orlov previews Herbie Hancock's

. James D. Dilts' No Cover remembers Baltimore jazz composer

. In Film: Luisa F. Ribeiro gets all weepy over

; Ian Grey throws up his hands over

and

; Rachel Deahl is unimpressed by

and

; and Adele Marley has a soft spot for

. Susan Fradkin's Belly Up fills up at

.

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