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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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Dec.23.2013 - 8:26 am
posted by Holly Schindler
A new trailer for my debut MG, THE JUNCTION OF SUNSHINE AND LUCKY.  Features reviews!
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Dec.18.2013 - 12:11 pm
posted by David Abrams
Fobbit takes us into the chaotic world of Baghdad's Forward Operating Base Triumph. Of all the fobbits stationed at the FOB, Staff Sergeant Chance Gooding is the fobbitiest. His M-16 is collecting...
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Dec.08.2013 - 10:54 am
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Dec.06.2013 - 10:13 pm
posted by steve bluestein
A funny look at trying to get the new book out there.... 
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Nov.27.2013 - 1:31 pm
posted by Barbara Froman
I posted a performance of "He Watching Over Israel" from Felix Mendelssohn's Elijah last year.  This performance of the same selection, by the Robert Shaw Chorale, is especially lovely, and has...
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Nov.26.2013 - 11:47 am
posted by Naseem Rakha
Naseem's Ted Talk about life, death and what she has learned about overcoming the fear of writing while living at the Grand Canyon as their Artist in Residence.  
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Nov.25.2013 - 8:20 pm
posted by Paddison & Orvik
The video is the trailer for my photo narrative China Photos and Reflections:  A Grassroots Look at Chinese Culture and the Chinese People
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Nov.25.2013 - 1:59 am
posted by Pauline Rowson
Pauline Rowson is the author of the DI Andy Horton series of police procedural mystery crime novels set in Portsmouth and the Solent area of England, and of fast-paced thrillers. In this video she...
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Nov.23.2013 - 4:10 pm
Readersfavorite award winning writer, Carol Denise Mitchell, describes how it feels to win a book award and why she wrote the award winning novel: What Happened to Suzy. Mitchell wants other abused...
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Nov.23.2013 - 9:04 am
posted by Holly Schindler
A trailer like Auggie, the main characer of THE JUNCTION OF SUNSHINE AND LUCKY, would create.
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Apr.30.2008 - 12:57 pm
posted by Phil Bronstein
Writer and actress Carrie Fisher has spent the past few months at Berkeley Rep with her solo show WISHFUL DRINKING. Amazingly, she still had more to say to Chronicle Editor at Large Phil Bronstein...
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Jun.29.2012 - 9:07 am
posted by Henry Mosquera
November 1st, 2011. A live interview with the author of the award-winning, critically acclaimed thriller "Sleeper's Run." Topics discussed include: First hand research for book - urban survival...
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Oct.15.2008 - 9:52 am
posted by Ying C Compestine
Ying Chang Compestine presents a recipe from her cookbook "Cooking with Green Tea."
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May.26.2011 - 11:19 pm
posted by Phoebe Matthews
Vampire Career is the first book of my new series, Turning Vampire, published by Dark Quest Books. This is a little 2 minute video to introduce a new career choice.
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Mar.07.2009 - 8:49 pm
"THIS HERE'S WHAT A FOOTBALL PLAYER LOOKS LIKE." The night they drove old Dixie down And all the bells were ringin’ The night they drove old Dixie down And all the people were singin’ They went, “Na...
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Feb.22.2012 - 8:53 pm
posted by Magdalena Ball
Magdalena Ball reads from the opening of her novel Black Cow. For a free excerpt visit: http://www.bewritebooks.com/mb/BlackCow/BlackCow.htmlOr to buy a copy of the book right now visit: http://www....
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Jan.05.2009 - 2:59 pm
posted by Susan Wiggs
sights and sounds of the Lakeshore Chronicles by Susan Wiggs
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Aug.06.2009 - 3:27 pm
Steve Travers with Trojan legends at the L.A. Coliseum.
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Mar.21.2013 - 7:09 pm
posted by Jeffrey A Ricker
"SWOON: A Literary Evening of Love, Sex, and Chocolate," was organized on March 20 by writers Ruth Daniell and Kayla Czaga and was held at CocoaNymph in Vancouver. (Sex and chocolate, what's not to...
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