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    To write crime fiction about gay life in the 1950 is to write noir. But celebrating love is just as essential.

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    The Many Ways to Be a Scoundrel in Early America

    In the summer of 1787, as the Constitutional Convention took place in Philadelphia, General James Wilkinson journeyed to New Orleans...

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