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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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Nov.12.2013 - 1:45 pm
posted by Cynthia Neale
Hemingway posed for beer ads, Walt Whitman self-published Leaves of Grass and wrote his own reviews under a pseudonym; In 1887, Guy de Maupassant sent up a hot-air balloon over the Seine with the...
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Nov.10.2013 - 8:40 am
posted by Richard Zimler
I discuss my new novel and Portuguese politics with the host of the nightly news on TVI in Portugal.  
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Nov.03.2013 - 10:53 pm
posted by Brian Kavanagh
Belinda Lawrence returns to her home town of Melbourne, to discover a murder that’s close to her heart. A murder which leads to the seat of political power, Parliament House. The various threads of...
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Oct.21.2013 - 8:25 pm
posted by Toby Tate
From beyond our universe, they came to covet its awesome power... Sixteen-year-old Chloe Johansson is about to take finals after her first year at MIT when she learns that her father, Dr. Simon...
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Oct.20.2013 - 2:02 pm
posted by John Siddique
A song by John Siddique & Oliver Christophe Leith Words - John SiddiqueMusic - Oliver Christophe Leith Mezzo Soprano - Sally DoddsPiano - Ben-San Lau Recorded Live at Leeds College of Music on...
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Oct.16.2013 - 12:35 pm
posted by Zarina Zabrisky
Zarina Zabrisky reading her short story "The Beast Generation" at Litquake 2013: WRITE ON!, October 15, 2013.
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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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Dec.05.2008 - 9:36 am
posted by Yuyi Morales
Many readers, specially children, keep asking me to tell them, once and fall all, who Señor really is. Well, sometimes even Señor Calavera has to go looking for an answer.
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Dec.10.2007 - 4:11 pm
posted by Maya Angelou
Maya Angelou reads her poem "On the Pulse of Morning" at the 1993 presidential inauguration of Bill Clinton. (The audio gets a little out of sync early on but only lasts around 10 seconds.)
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Nov.29.2008 - 7:22 am
posted by Tim Wise
This is part of my Nov. 1 speech in Chicago, in which I discuss the clash of historical narratives on display between Barack Obama and Rev. Jeremiah Wright (the latter of whom was in the audience),...
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Jun.05.2013 - 11:13 am
posted by Robert G Dunn
Robert Dunn reads an excerpt from his novel Stations of the Cross.
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Apr.12.2008 - 7:42 pm
posted by Belle Yang
6 minute clip of a 30 minute documentary on Youtube. $19.95 from www.haukfa.com tel: 831-373-6007 MY NAME IS BELLE presents an autobiographical snapshot of the immigrant experience through the eyes...
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Nov.17.2008 - 5:22 pm
posted by Ivory Madison
Red Room founder and CEO Ivory Madison talks about her self-published book, a compilation of photographs and poems written by her recently deceased 92-year-old grandmother, Gerda Christensen Fiske.
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Nov.02.2008 - 4:39 pm
posted by A Real Gnome
"I hired you because you're a gnome."
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Nov.27.2007 - 6:39 pm
posted by Salman Rushdie
The Lavin Agency presents Salman Rushdie, one of the most acclaimed and controversial writers of our time, and the author of Midnight's Children, The Satanic Verses, and Shalimar the Clown.
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