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Summer 2008

Volume IX
No. 2
Clark Chatlain
Hikikomori,
or The Gregarious Nature of Words
Randy Gentry
Care for Relations
Randy Gentry
Support Group for Men
Jamie Schmidt
Leaving Ben-Gurion
A Writer's People by V. S. Naipaul
Reviewed by Rajesh Talwar

This Clumsy Living by Bob Hicok
Reviewed by Allison Elliott

Midnight in America by Don Eminizer
Reviewed by Ernest Dempsey

The Endarkenment by Jeffrey McDaniel
Reviewed by Rodger LeGrand

André with birds by Alec Solomita
WINNER of the 2007 Adirondack Review Photography Contest
WINNER
S E M I -
FINALISTS
FINALISTS
The Adirondack Review is pleased to announce the winner and finalists of the 2007 Photography Contest
The Adirondack Review Photography Contest
Alec Solomita: Andre' with birds
About the Winner
ALEC SOLOMITA is a writer and artist living in Somerville, Mass. His work has appeared in publications as diverse as the Mississippi Review, Tikkun, and The New Criterion.
Debra Baida: Orange tiger, El Portal
Amy Nawrocki: Dinosaur
Mark Mushet: Dry Falls Lookout, Washington State, 2004
Heather Nicaise: Jellyfish
Debra Shirley: Old Sweet Song
Lisa Schnellinger: Rain, From Below
Kristin Fitzsimmons: Moss
Gregory O'Toole: Eastern Pennsylvania Storyteller’s Sidewalk Bench
Patrick Forgette
Away and Clear
James Lilliefors
Africa (The Summer of the Blue Guitar)
Brian F. Laule
The Expectant Sky
Sound & Noise by Curtis Smith
Reviewed by Angela Leroux Lindsey
Donner: A Passing by Shana Youngdahl
Reviewed by Stephen Karl