I contributed to this anthology the piece "Hemingway, Maugham and Me," an account of the hard life of upcountry Thai girls working in a massage parlor in Bangkok, during the Vietnam War.This is the second volume in the First of the Year series edited by New York City-based, former Village Voice writer Benj DeMott. The American Book Review describes this anthology as "Arresting, fractious...At once contrarian, ambitiously inclusive and wide-ranging, First of the Year has attracted an extended crew of intelligent, passionate, polemical writers..."
Michael gives an overview of the book:
Michael Schmicker is an investigative journalist and nationally-known writer on scientific anomalies and frontier science.
Michael has been a featured guest on national radio talk shows, including twice on Coast to Coast AM (560 stations in North America,...
In the 1930s J.B. Rhine launched a series of experiments focusing on extra sensory perception (ESP) at Duke University 's Parapsychology Lab. To both accolades and criticism from the scientific community,...