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Sep.12.2011
“I never drink…wine.” –Count Dracula, in Bram Stoker’s Dracula  “I have never met a vampire personally, but I don't know what might happen...
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Sep.19.2011
 “…the key is that you have got to be connected to your readers, whether it's one little old lady who has come in for the free cookies you've...
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Sep.30.2011
Governments have been honoring poets officially since ancient Greece, where a laurel wreath symbolized the honor. The current tradition arose in...
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Sep.30.2011
I came across a cache of old photos And invitations to teenage parties "Dress in white" one said, with quotations From someone's wife, a famous...
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Oct.17.2011
Governments have been honoring poets officially since ancient Greece, where a laurel wreath symbolized the honor. The current tradition arose in...
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Oct.17.2011
Since ancient times, tales of spirits who return from the dead to haunt the places they left behind have figured prominently in the folklore of many...
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Oct.22.2011
Since ancient times, tales of spirits who return from the dead to haunt the places they left behind have figured prominently in the folklore of...
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Oct.22.2011
“Activism is the rent we must pay for the privilege of living in a democracy. Protest is how you pay your civic rent.”  – Red Room author Naomi...
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Oct.31.2011
"A bookstore is one of the only pieces of evidence we have that people are still thinking.” – Jerry Seinfeld Red Room has launched the world’s only...
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Oct.31.2011
“Activism is the rent we must pay for the privilege of living in a democracy. Protest is how you pay your civic rent.”  – Red Room author Naomi...
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Nov.17.2009
I don't promote such avenues nor advise against. They exist (indeed proliferate), and I find this one particularly interesting.   http://www....
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Mar.04.2010
      The UK and US were the only major English-language books markets to sell fewer books in 2009 than in 2008, according to Nielsen...
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Mar.09.2010
This article from the HuffPost is a grand melange of words and where they eventually ended. And is priceless for, if nothing else, the lincident...
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Apr.24.2010
That Mighty Sorting Machine Is Certainly One for the Books Uli Seit for The New York Times The New York Public Library’s new sorting machine. By...
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Aug.12.2010
The public role of the private writer These days, authors are obliged to devote a lot of time to promoting their work. Not easy if you're allergic to...
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Oct.06.2010
 By Keith Simmons USA TODAY Will technology kill book publishing? Not even close. By Harold McGraw III and Philip Ruppel Today, it is not uncommon...
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Nov.08.2010
  Digital sales 'worth 25% of market by 2015' by Barbara Cassassus Between 15% and 20% of the book reading public will own electronic devices...
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Feb.07.2011
    Kafka hated to use the telephone and was none too fond of typewriters. On the other hand, he travelled extensively on trains and wrote the...
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Feb.25.2009
For some reason, I've been unable to update my "What I'm Reading" list, and I don't want those of you keeping track to think I'm spending...
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Nov.28.2009
    I recently re-watched most of HBO’s documentary on Roman Polanski.  Since he’s been a frequent topic of discussion here, I thought some of the...
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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.