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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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Sep.21.2013 - 9:57 pm
posted by Ralph McNeal Sr.
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Mar.26.2008 - 11:33 am
posted by Jon Stewart
Highlights from Jon Stewart's 80th Annual Academy Awards® opening monologue.
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Feb.18.2010 - 7:51 am
posted by Kristen J. Tsetsi
[WATCH ALL EPISODES OF "INSIDE THE WRITERS' STUDIO" AT THE PAPERRATS CHANNEL ON YOUTUBE: www.youtube.com/user/paperrats] What writers, and even some fiction readers, are saying about this installment...
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Jun.27.2011 - 9:51 pm
posted by Ivory Madison
Alia Volz and Howard Johnson Jr. hosted this edition of LDM at Elbo Room on Friday, June 10th, 2011, featuring readings by Lisa Catherine Parker, Tana Wojczuk, Paul Corman-Roberts, and Belo Cipriani...
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May.31.2010 - 2:12 am
posted by Geling Yan
Chinese-language interview by Yang Lan, major Chinese TV personality sometimes called the Oprah Winfrey of China. Part 1: http://v.youku.com/v_show/id_XOTU5NDAxNTI=.html Part 2: http://v.youku.com/...
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Jun.01.2008 - 11:27 pm
posted by Belle Yang
Belle Yang introduces the art exhibit from her children's picture book, "Always Come Home to Me," published by Candlewick Press. Filmed by Longtimers, Paul and Marie Boczkowski of Monterey, CA....
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Jun.05.2010 - 5:18 pm
posted by Naseem Rakha
I, like everyone, am devastated by the leak at the Deepwater Horizon well. I feel culpable, and I feel powerless. I look around my life and see nothing but products that are made, powered by, or have...
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Jun.20.2012 - 4:50 pm
posted by Armen Melikian
At turns heartbreaking and diabolically funny, Journey to Virginland is a trailblazing tour de force, delivered by a master storyteller. The protagonist, a loutish and uber-cerebral...
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Oct.26.2011 - 5:34 pm
posted by Ishmael Reed
On Wed Oct 12 11, Litquake presented Ishmael Reed with its annual Barbary Coast Award in honor of his long-standing contributions to the Bay Area literary scene. Hosted by W. Kamau Bell, friends/...
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Aug.06.2008 - 3:59 pm
posted by R. N. Morris
An answer to some copycat videos.
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