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Nov.15.2008
The dialogue over memoir continues. In an article in the Wall Street Journal entitled “The Trouble with Memoirs,” (11/1/08), Nicholas Dawidoff...
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susan-browne's picture
Nov.15.2008
Back in Chico, Jack and I rent a house and fight in it.  Jack isn't much of a fighter, but I can cause enough conflict for both of us.  The central...
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jessica-barksdale-inclan's picture
Nov.15.2008
My boyfriend Michael is a foodie.  He's a foodie, and he's a good cook.  For years, he has loved to prepare food, starting back when he was young...
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anne-brooke's picture
Nov.15.2008
Lord H and I have spent the day wandering around Hampton Court Park and Bushy Park. And what wonderful sections of parkland they are. We managed to...
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Nov.15.2008
 Of all the methods I've tried to market my book, none beats establishing a relationship with bookstores. I used to be shy, especially when it came...
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dale-estey's picture
Nov.15.2008
I find the plethora of Kafka interpretations and books is a positive thing , since I have a novel manuscript about him hunting for a publisher. But I...
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terry-spear's picture
Nov.15.2008
I just sent off another story to a magazine. It's always a chance you take--does your story get picked up, or not? Did you write all that for nothing...
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dave-donelson's picture
Nov.15.2008
My virtual book tour is proceeding apace, with more stops logged this week: Book Publishing Secrets If Books Could Talk The Writer's Life Divine...
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ugo-mattei's picture
Nov.15.2008
When I woke up this morning I had in mind to discuss plunder of water... then I read the racist comments of Rahm Emanuel's dad, sometimes a member of...
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gerard-jones's picture
Nov.14.2008
I've just uploaded the seventh installment of My Pal Splendid Man, the sort-of novel, sort-of short story collection that Will Jacobs and I have been...
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former member's picture
Jan.18.2009
by former member
The universe may just be a giant (five dimensional) hologram.
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susan-brown's picture
Jan.18.2009
Today I'm spending the day getting ready for Tuesday.  KidOne brought over her vacuum so I could clean the living room floor and last night I got the...
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former member's picture
Jan.18.2009
by former member
Three psychology experiments that raise ethics questions because of the danger they posed to the research assistants.
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mary-wilkinson's picture
Jan.18.2009
I was a little hesitant to look out the window this morning after yesterday's furious winds.  Luckily though there was no damage to report apart from...
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j-conrad-guest's picture
Jan.18.2009
Like it or not, sexism is alive and well in the 21st century. If you don't believe me, just consider the movies Hollywood turned out this year:...
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catherine-nagle's picture
Jan.18.2009
The Pain of a Child After my losses, my sister June gave me a book to help me through my grieving. It was My Daily Bread by Anthony J. Paone, S.J....
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vicki-nikolaidis's picture
Jan.18.2009
     There are several organizations working for peace and justice in the Middle East.  Here are some particularly focused on the Palestine/Israel...
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michael-boehm's picture
Jan.18.2009
Welcome to the new post-literate America.  Stacey's, the largest, oldest independent bookstore remaining in the San Francisco Bay Area, announced...
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former member's picture
Jan.17.2009
by former member
Without life   Without him I was indeed a Sun; but without my fieryset of flamboyant rays, Without him I was indeed a tree; but without my...
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former member's picture
Jan.17.2009
by former member
Without my beloved   Every wall of this house stabbed me like a millionscorpions; venomously crippling each fountain of myexquisitely bountiful...
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Red Room Blogs banner photograph (at the top of the page) is of writer Ernest Hemingway with Lady Duff Twysden, Hadley Hemingway, and three unidentified people at a cafe in Pamplona, Spain, during the Fiesta of San Fermin in July 1925; photograph used courtesy of the Ernest Hemingway Collection, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston.