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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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May.03.2013 - 2:08 pm
posted by Doris Collier
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May.03.2013 - 8:08 am
posted by Terry Spear
Army officer Deidre Roux has hidden her psychic abilities until now. But ominous visions plague her and between the martial arts tactics her twin brother taught her and the hand-to-hand combat she...
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May.01.2013 - 9:28 am
posted by Barbara Froman
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Apr.30.2013 - 1:04 pm
posted by Geling Yan
柏林电影节开幕 严歌苓十三年后再走柏林红毯 Short, impromptu interview in Chinese on the red carpet at the opening of the Berlinale, February 2013.
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Apr.30.2013 - 1:00 pm
posted by Geling Yan
采访中国作家阿来、莫言和严歌苓 Chinese-language Interviews at the London Book Fair of Authors A Lai, Mo Yan and Yan Geling.  (Yan Geling's starts around minute 5:00).  Not great production values but good...
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Apr.30.2013 - 12:56 pm
posted by Geling Yan
作家严歌苓:小女人 大宇宙-杨澜访谈录 Yang Lan One-on-One:  Interviewed by China's Most Famous Talk Show Journalist (similar to Oprah or Barbara Walters)
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Apr.30.2013 - 12:47 pm
posted by Geling Yan
天下女人 20130416 严歌苓自曝留学励志故事 Yan Geling Interviewed in Chinese on Woman-Oriented TV Talk Show "Her Village."
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Apr.29.2013 - 7:23 am
posted by R.A. Baker
In the troubled land of Taren rules a bitter, oppressive regent named Nephredom, who alone maintains the Gate a Psi-magical barrier that contains thousands of mutated beasts, that were once men....
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Apr.27.2013 - 9:21 pm
Saying goodbye to the Dome.
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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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Jan.09.2008 - 4:40 pm
posted by Clinton Fein
Clinton Fein's latest exhibition, Torture, which opened in San Francisco in January 2007 is a shocking and defiant exploration of America's approach to torture under the Bush administration. A...
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Feb.12.2011 - 8:28 am
So many interesting thing have happened to me while on the road as a writer, but the bottom line is writer's write.
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May.24.2011 - 2:51 am
Religion is become out of control, and it is now time to fight for secular values. I don't have anything against religions, as long as they are personal matters.
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Nov.27.2007 - 6:46 pm
posted by Daniel Handler
Author Daniel Handler (aka Lemony Snicket) speaks at his San Francisco high school graduation in 1988.
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Nov.13.2007 - 2:07 pm
Litquake 2007, Feisty Femmes: Facing Challenge With Humor, Grace, and Brains
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Jan.16.2008 - 4:02 am
posted by Colby Buzzell
This clip is an excerpt from "Men in Black," an animated sequence based on U.S. Army Specialist Colby Buzzell's story, part of the film Operation Homecoming: Writing the Wartime Experience...
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May.23.2008 - 10:48 am
posted by Tobias Wolff
The video above is a short excerpt. The full video is available here: http://fora.tv/2008/04/01/Tobias_Wolff_in_Conversation City Arts & Lectures San Francisco, CA Apr 1st, 2008 Tobias Wolff is...
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Apr.03.2009 - 9:34 am
posted by Beverly Cleary
When Julie Christopher from HarperCollins Children's Books contacted me to videotape an interview with Beverly Cleary I was thrilled. After all, she was my favorite author as a child. Now 35 years...
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