Four Decades Later, Teenaged Killer is Paroled, and Deported

The day this article appeared the last letter of my decade  long prison correspondence with Dempsey Hawkins, with the few dollars I could spare towards his first days of freedom, was returned to me: addressee no longer here.  After 39 years my pal is no longer penned. Crime Scene By MICHAEL WILSON JAN. 29, 2017 […]

Books as Weapons, 2016

Tragedy: The Orestia by Aeschylus and Sophocles Electra.  It was Richard Strauss’s version of the latter at the Met this spring (for me the artistic achievement of 2016) that set me off rereading classic tragic magic in light of our very American dilemmas.  The curse of the House of Atreus, also my family’s saga, has […]

“We Are Only A Dream In the Eternal Sleep of G-d” – George Nelson Preston & Dio-genes Abreu “The Body as Criminal Evidence” (La palabra como cuerpo del delito).

To be played at 78 rpm.