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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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Feb.21.2014 - 5:12 pm
posted by Andrew Q Lam
My reading of Show & Tell from "Birds of Paradise Lost" at College of Southern Maryland last Nov. Now on Youtube.. Also a piece from "Perfume Dreams: Reflections on the Vietnamese Diaspora." His...
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Feb.13.2014 - 11:26 am
posted by Joan Moran
Joan Moran discusses platonic relationships between women and men.
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Feb.10.2014 - 8:13 pm
posted by Ben Campbell
Dodging bullets, deceitful friends and duplicitous CIA Agents in Washington DC, and evading Chinese, Russian and Israeli government criminals in Vaduz, Liechtenstein, Alexander Crown’s plight to save...
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Feb.05.2014 - 2:38 pm
posted by Mary Ann Bernal
Host Phil Naessens discusses The Briton and the Dane franchise with author Mary Ann Bernal.
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Jan.31.2014 - 4:20 am
posted by Pauline Rowson
In this video, which was shot at Sandhurst Library, England, crime author  Pauline Rowson answers questions on crime writing, choosing characters names, titles and writing routines and the DI...
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Jan.29.2014 - 6:48 am
posted by Michele P. Barker
Fate brings together a traveling musician, a young runaway, a troupe of dancing ponies, and Daniel, an Irish horse whisperer who vows to keep them all safe. But a dangerous secret threatens to tear...
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Jan.28.2014 - 3:31 am
posted by R. N. Morris
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Jan.27.2014 - 10:09 am
Four women writers discuss the therapeutic role of creativity within the flawed Indian penal system and the nature of retributive justice. Rani Shankardass, Margaret Mascarenhas, Preeta Bhargava...
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Jan.27.2014 - 7:21 am
Beyond biology, beyond anatomy, a re-look at the dynamics of gender and sexual politics with Margaret Mascarenhas, Mahesh Dattani, Sachin Kundalkar and Neelima Bajpai in conversation with Bachi...
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Jan.22.2014 - 9:23 am
posted by R. N. Morris
Trailer for the new historical crime novel by R.N. Morris.Music composed and performed by my son, Luke Morris. April, 1914. Against his better judgement, Detective Inspector Silas Quinn is attending...
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Apr.06.2011 - 5:25 pm
posted by Michael Anthony
This is an acoustic cover of the song 'War' by Tyler Jay Satterfield. I am a big fan of the original song and of Tyler Jay, but the original lyrics were a little hard for me to transcribe. Tyler Jay...
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Sep.24.2012 - 9:37 am
posted by Jane Hirshfield
This video lesson on metaphor just went up on the TED ED site (a new initiative TED is doing to provide free teaching materials in brief, animated form for anyone who wants to make use of them). It...
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Sep.12.2008 - 4:26 pm
posted by Thich Nhat Hanh
In this excerpt, Thich Nhat Hanh speaks about the intensity of anger and grief that human nature is heir to.
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Mar.13.2008 - 5:09 am
posted by Geling Yan
English-language interview of Geling Yan on China's English-language channel CCTV-9.  Streaming video directly from CCTV.  Find the yellow and blue media button  to the right of the title Yan Geling(...
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Sep.15.2012 - 2:24 am
posted by Joseph Means
Millie promised her dog Honey and her litters - Salazar, Jasmine, Burt and Blinky a day of fun and picnic at the lake. She kept her word, and they set out trekking at the edge of the forest. As they...
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Mar.14.2009 - 12:44 pm
posted by Belle Yang
Produced by Paul and Marie Boczkowski of Longtimers. Please visit http://www.youtube.com/longtimers At Amazon.com http://www.amazon.com/Foo-Flying-Frog-Washtub-Pond/dp/0763636150/ref=pd_... To see...
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Dec.16.2008 - 5:08 pm
posted by Scott C. Holstad
Watch this amazing video of Christian the Lion, and be prepared to cry (in a good way). (I know this isn't a "literary" video, but I just had to post it anyway....)
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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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Dec.28.2011 - 1:07 pm
posted by Robin Lim
If the placenta is left attached to the umbilical cord (and baby) after birth for a while, it keeps transferring stem cells, nutrients, antibodies, and "extra intelligence" to the baby--just like...
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Mar.23.2011 - 11:47 am
posted by Thomas Keller
Chef Thomas Keller's prepares Bouchon's classic roast chicken.
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