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Jul.29.2009
The verdict: I thoroughly enjoyed rereading Ernest Hemingway's "A Moveable Feast," which I think is a great book, but the "restored edition" just published doesn't add much of anything to the experience. The changes to the original book are relatively minor, and the additions...
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Jul.09.2009
Big news today. I am the editor of CityLife Books, an imprint of Stephens Press, we have signed our first author, P Moss. We will publish his book in the fall. Check out the press release here. Also, the CityLife newspaper wrote a great article about the author, P Moss. Find it here.
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Jun.22.2009
    The Nevada Historical Society Quarterly magazine does not have a large readership. Nonetheless, I am never happier about doing an occasional freelance piece than when it appears in the Quarterly. In the latest issue, Spring 2009, I have a long review of two books, Gus Russo's "Supermob:...
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May.30.2009
I bought Michael Connelly's well-reviewed new novel "The Scarecrow" today. But I can't read it until I have read his earlier novel with the same main character, "The Poet," published in 1996. The main character is newspaper reporter Jack McEvoy. "The Poet" has a great opening: "Death is my beat. I...
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May.13.2009
My next book will be a history of Elvis Presley's Las Vegas years. Elvis made his musical comeback in 1968, and his string of live performances in Las Vegas starting in ’69 played a huge role in this active and ultimately tragic period of his life. The book will look not only at Elvis and his...
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May.09.2009
I learned this morning that I have been accepted as a Red Room author. I don't know exactly what this means yet, but we'll find out soon enough. I like the idea of this site very much, so I look forward to exploring its possibilities. In case it isn't clear, I am the author of two books so far, the...
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May.06.2009
My name is Geoff Schumacher, and I am a journalist and author in Las Vegas, Nevada. I have written two books published by Stephens Press, and I am working on a book about Elvis Presley's Las Vegas years. I also am working on a "revised and updated" paperback version of my first book, a...