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Articles by Allen N Huxley

Book Review: Capital Crimes

by George Winslow, Monthly Review Press (1999), 360 pages

Review by Allen N. Huxley

Crime dominates the news, arouses fear and anger among the mass media-consuming public, and oils the rhetorical machinery of opportunistic politicians. Yet for all of the moralizing, finger pointing, and "get tough" policy making, few pause ...

The Funhouse Mirror, By Robert Ellis Gordon and Inmates of the Washington Corrections System

WSU Press (2000), $14.95

Review by Allen N. Huxley

Robert Ellis Gordon is an educator and fiction writer who conducted creative writing workshops in various Washington prisons during the late 80s and early 90s. By his own admission, Gordon is "addicted to prisons." He craves the unique rush the prison ...