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Feb.06.2011 - 1:14 pm
posted by Cheryl L Snell
We drown in the details— what to bring to potluck, where to meet for coffee. There’s a Starbuck’s on the corner where we once sold lemonade, our homemade sign coming apart in an attic somewhere. We...
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Nov.09.2011 - 5:24 pm
posted by Erica Jong, Ph.D.
"At the time I wrote Fear of Flying," recalls Erica Jong, "there was not a book that said women are romantic, women are intellectual, women are sexual—and brought all those things together."...
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Aug.19.2011 - 1:42 pm
posted by Larry R. Smith
Here a short poem video I've made this day to share. It uses my poem WALKING A FIELD INTO EVENING which has been printed in several places, most recently in Yoga International magazine. Peace
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Apr.08.2011 - 12:06 pm
posted by Deborah Santana
Strand Book Store, New York- February 23, 2011
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Aug.03.2009 - 8:46 am
posted by John Y. Cole
Confessions of a Loyal Librarian Redroom.com presents exclusive video of John Y. Cole, a historian of the Library of Congress and founding director of its Center for the Book. John has worked at the...
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Dec.29.2010 - 9:43 pm
posted by Salman Rushdie
Celebrated author Salman Rushdie talks to NDTV's Barkha Dutt on his latest book Luka and the Fire of Life. Rushdie says his new book is a product of the strong desire of his younger son Milan.
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May.30.2011 - 2:33 pm
posted by Andrew Q Lam
Andrew Lam reads his essay, "Afghanistan Can't Wash Away Vietnam" from "New California Writing" - an anthology of writing about California by Californian Writers. He is the author of East Eats West:...
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Nov.28.2010 - 4:29 pm
posted by Midge Raymond
A cautionary tale about husband-and-wife authors, "Love in the Time of Amazon.com," by John Yunker and Midge Raymond. And a book trailer (of sorts) for The Tourist Trail by John Yunker and Forgetting...
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Jul.25.2012 - 12:36 pm
posted by China Galland
Resurrecting Love: The Cemetery That Can Heal a Nation documents the powerful racial conflict over the right to visit cemeteries and to know your ancestors.  This work in progress follows two...
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Oct.14.2013 - 11:04 am
posted by William Wynne
Smoky received high honors in Australia this past year. July 20, '12. The Australian Defence Force Tracker and War Dog Association combat medal. and then the Bronze memorial at the Hospital. Dec, 12...
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Oct.11.2013 - 9:45 am
posted by Larry R. Smith
Two lovely poems by the ancient Tang poet Wang Wei are released here for contemplation and enjoyment. The music and voice recording is by Larry Smith and Monte Page at Bottom Dog Press...Songs of the...
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Oct.10.2013 - 12:25 pm
posted by Loren Rhoads
Almost every tourist destination has a graveyard. You go to Yosemite National Park: there's a graveyard. The Arizona Memorial in Pearl Harbor and the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park: both graveyards....
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Oct.05.2013 - 9:47 am
posted by Parthenia Hicks
  Parthenia M. Hicks, poet laureate emerita of Los Gatos, moderates a discussion on the topic "Poetry from War" with poets Brian Turner and David Sullivan.  
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Oct.03.2013 - 9:10 pm
posted by LaQuana Jones
It is never okay to bully anyone.
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Sep.26.2013 - 12:06 pm
What is motivation and inspiration? Is motivation and inspiration the same? Most people use these two words synonymously, but there is a difference between the two? While watching this 2.5min vlog...
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Feb.12.2009 - 10:32 am
posted by Huntington Sharp
This is the best YouTube offering I've come across in ages. You just have to watch this proper Englishwoman defeat "The Bandit" again and again. The slo-mo bit at the end is just hypnotic.
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Apr.12.2011 - 1:19 pm
posted by Lisa Yee
Huffington Post asked me to write an essay to help celebrate Beverly Cleary's 95th birthday. This is it . . .
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Dec.23.2011 - 3:12 pm
posted by Dr. Steve McSwain
Is knowing God a problem for you? Likely, your religion has made it so. Want to know a spirituality beyond religion? Watch Steve's latest vlog on this very subject.
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May.23.2008 - 10:38 am
posted by Gail Tsukiyama
Author Gail Tsukiyama answers audience questions on her book The Samurai's Garden at the San Francisco Main Library. Gail tells of her many inspirations for her books and discusses her creative...
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Mar.12.2008 - 6:25 am
posted by Patti Lawson
Patti Lawson, author of The Dog Diet, interviewed by Jody Chapin and Sonny Dixon on Mid Morning LIVE.
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Nov.27.2007 - 6:21 pm
posted by Peter Coyote
Narrated by Peter Coyote - A sneak peak at a film which takes you into the heart of the world's most important Renaissance.
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May.03.2010 - 10:15 am
"Older than Him (the Slut Song)" by Kathleen Enright and Kathi Kamen Goldmark, performed by the Rock Bottom Remainders in Boston, April 2010
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Nov.27.2007 - 6:13 pm
posted by Deborah Santana
Additional footage of Deborah Santana reading from Space Between the Stars.
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Jan.13.2008 - 4:49 pm
posted by Barack Obama
U.S. Sen. Barack Obama addresses the 2004 Democratic National Convention. The speech gave rise to the title of his second book, The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream.
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