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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.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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Dec.16.2008 - 6:27 am
posted by Geling Yan
Trailer of movie "Mei Lan Fang (Forever Enthralled)" directed by Chen Kaige ("Farewell my Concubine") and starring Leon Lai and Ziyi Zhang. Script of this movie was written by Geling Yan, with...
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Nov.27.2007 - 6:30 pm
posted by Jane Ganahl
Litquake, San Francisco's literary festival, recently reached its eighth year. As always, there were many once-in-a-lifetime moments as we continued to showcase hundreds of authors, most from here in...
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Dec.06.2007 - 6:58 pm
posted by Daniel Handler
See Daniel Handler and Jane Smiley in conversation at Litquake 2007, San Francisco's annual literary festival. View the remaining videos at Author Conversations.
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Nov.01.2011 - 3:23 pm
posted by Geling Yan
This is the trailer for the Chinese market for The Flowers of War, based on my eponymous novel to be published by Harvill Secker of the UK (Chinese title 金陵十三钗).  YouTube is blocked in...
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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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Jul.10.2008 - 8:47 pm
posted by Amy Tan
An inane conversation with Steve Martin and members of the Rock Bottom Remainders: Mitch Albom, Ridley Pearson, Scott Turow, Greg Iles, Kathi Goldmark, Dave Barry, Roger McGuinn, Matt Groening...
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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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May.19.2008 - 10:58 am
posted by former member
Who hasn't wondered what The Shining would have been like if it had been a romantic comedy? Honestly, who has? Apparently one person because someone took the time and made a trailer depicting just...
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Aug.06.2009 - 3:18 pm
Steven Travers with Rob Fukuzaki at the L.A. Coliseum on ABC/7's "Sports Zone" in Los Angeles.
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