Tag Archives: Authors

Everything Elizabeth Gilbert knows about writing

For all of its powers and benefits, the best part of the Internet might be its random, long-winded discoveries. Take this sequence the other day: I was lazily scrolling through Twitter and found this tweet from New York Times columnist … Continue reading

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Now Reading: Japanese literature, pulled pork, Tatiana Bilbao, Nashville

‘Now Reading’ is a collection and sharing of online stories and is meant for minimal consumption by the few readers of this blog. Topics include books, food, matters of culture, photography, media and technology … there are no rules. Have … Continue reading

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Now Reading: YouTube, Nautilus science mag, Bill Cheng

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“New York Days,” by Willie Morris

In the preface of Willie Morris’ “New York Days,” he asks us to consider this text as the sequel to his critically acclaimed “North Toward Home,” as the narrative picks up from where he left off in NTH – moving … Continue reading

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Now Reading: Stephen King on Joyce Carol Oates, family histories, San Francisco bars

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New Yorker Fiction Review: Experience

Innocence, specifically the departure from it, is the yarn that holds Tessa Hadley’s ‘Experience’ together, but I found myself more intrigued by the idea of self-renewal. Laura, a 28-year-old British woman, has been married for a half-dozen years but finds … Continue reading

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Now Reading: Connie Britton, New York Times Magazine, the man who killed ‘UBL’

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Now Reading: George Saunders, monetizing social media, Roxana Robinson

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Now Reading: Mike Woodson, Skyfall, Philip Roth

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“The Rum Diary,” by Hunter S. Thompson: A cocktail of thoughts

By the time I was finished reading Hunter S. Thompson’s novel, “The Rum Diary,” I was a little surprised the paperback didn’t include a Captain Morgan-sponsored page in the middle with a flap that could be pulled back, freeing delicious … Continue reading

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