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bruce-douglas-reeves's picture
May.13.2013
         Over the years, I’ve visited many countries, nosing around, talking with people, seeing how they live, what they’ve created and built, the direction they seem to be heading, from the cities of China to the tribal areas of Eastern India to...
andrew-q-lam's picture
Feb.17.2013
  A meteor estimated to be 10 tons by NASA exploded Friday morning over Russia’s Ural region and its shockwave caused injuries to over 1,000 people. It took out windows and walls in the city of Chelyabinsk. And it temporarily shifted the conversation here on earth to talks of the heavens. “We...
bob-mustin's picture
Nov.03.2012
The Dog Stars, by Peter Heller image via beatrice.com It’s sometimes hard to separate the life of an author from his/her works; this was certainly true of James Joyce, Norman Mailer, and Ernest Hemingway, and Heller’s tale here is more or less of that tradition. It’s a dystopian tale of survival...
sherrie-theriault's picture
Oct.18.2012
  October 18   MY HEROINE     The corpse that is my childhood is mine to protect from the wolves and rats of denial and collusion.  The infant who commits suicide in self-defense is my heroine.  The pure thinking of an uncluttered mind seizes on the only possible way...
margie-marybelle-mckinnon's picture
Oct.06.2012
One of the most difficult behavior patterns I’ve had to learn has been reacting to something when responding would have been wiser. So many times this is a result of being abused as a child. We carry the hyper-vigilance with us for the rest of our lives. It tends to get us in trouble. We are...
sherrie-theriault's picture
Sep.22.2012
  September 22   MEGAPHONE     The point of surviving, or maybe the goal after survival, is enabling the voices of victims to be heard, starting with my own.  I allow the surging waves of thought and feeling to rush the gates and exit.  I try to bleed the bad with and...
raymond-mallette's picture
Sep.11.2012
     Sitting outside his TeePee the indian chief watched his son approach and sit down. The young boy's face looked sad and the chief questioned this.      "Father, I hunt every day, to try to make you proud. Yet, I still have not been successful in my hunts...
madeline-sharples's picture
Aug.03.2012
I feel so fortunate to have Dream of Things as my new publisher. It will officially launch my new paperback edition of Leaving the Hall Light On on August 6 and will launch an eBook version later in the month. Here, I proudly tell you a little bit of information about the owner...
dale-estey's picture
Jun.25.2012
Writing in and for the dominant - arguably - culture of the world (that be English speaking and reading) we might tend to forget about other cultures. Whereas in North America one can no longer use the (or, even, a) book store as a touchstone or a mile stone, in France things are different....
steven-belanger's picture
Jun.06.2012
photo: cover of French version, second edition, from the book's Wikipedia page   Very effective book--about the French populace not recognizing the culpability of the French police being the Nazi's stooges in 1942--that would have been great without the emphasis on the present-day...