To the editors: Before Florence Hamlish Levinsohn canonized Cook County clerk David Orr [“Either/Orr,” June 25], she should have spoken to someone who lives in the 49th Ward. As a Rogers Park home owner for 17 years, I have seen this neighborhood deteriorate from a staid, middle-class respectability to a crime-ridden community that houses gangs, […]
The revival of 30s hard-boiled fiction has trickled down to some fascinating minor works, including one–by the author of Lassie, Come Home–that seems especially appropriate in the 80s.
Like dressing for success, shooting for survival is in. For increasing numbers of women, a poster showing a smoking gun barrel says it all: “No one ever raped a .38.”