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Jan.09.2014 - 3:40 pm
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There were three little beds in Zhu Ma's bedroom, in a drafty, Tibetan-style wooden house where I had invited myself for the night. She allowed me to sleep in her bed, while she...
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Jul.16.2013 - 11:09 am
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Here's my next spoof on scams - they don't just come from Nigeria anymore! (This is based on actual reports of for-profit college fraud which runs rampant in the U.S. Check out...
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Mar.11.2013 - 11:41 am
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This is the first of my glimpses into scams in the vein of the Nigerian email; call them lessons on how strangers can prey on our desires. (How could our moms have...
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Oct.28.2012 - 10:28 am
China finally got the Nobel Laureate it wanted - not the dissident who remains in jail, nor the writer living in exile for decades. As a fan of Mo Yan from the other side of the...
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Comments from Li

Sep.14.2012 - 10:23 pm
In response to: A Poem of Meditation for Barack Obama
This poem takes me to another time. And it's about the present, yes? Very moving.
Feb.16.2011 - 11:12 am
In response to: Purpose and how-tos of Facebook Fan pages
I have the two pages, but have no idea how to get the fan page for my book to show up on my personal pages. Until a...
Jan.10.2011 - 11:06 pm
In response to: Imagine a John Lennon world where everyone travels
I'm curious when you visited those communist countries; were they part of the old Soviet bloc? How things have changed...
Dec.21.2010 - 10:27 pm
In response to: Face time in the age of e-books
Thanks for sharing your web layout. It's like a walking tour right on the page! I've also seen websites where the...
Oct.21.2010 - 10:05 am
In response to: Car Nights
My vote is for this story. Tragic, and compelling. And in the fiction, there's too much truth.