Last night I engaged in some risky behavior. I started a new novel at bedtime. Yes, I stayed up too late. Yes, this book is off to a great start. I relate to young Lily Hu not understanding her attraction… Read More ›
Have you heard of Fitz-Greene Halleck?
He was known as America’s Byron.
You’d think with a weighty title like that most English majors would know about him.
I hadn’t heard of him until I moved to Guilford, CT and started digging around in the library for some local literary history.
This Thursday (8/10/17) from 6-7 pm, I’ll be in conversation with writer and activist Sarah Prager at the Book Club Bookstore & More in South Windsor, CT. Prager’s new book Queer There and Everywhere: 23 People Who Changed the… Read More ›
“That’s all they wanted, wasn’t it? Milo thought. To know where they came from? It wasn’t right, it wasn’t wrong, it just was.” In the 90s, test-tube babies, as babies conceived in vitro fertilization were called back then, were headline news and a huge… Read More ›
Reading at the beach: 1986 Naiad Press Edition The latest Classics Club Spin finally landed on a book I loved! The Price of Salt was first published in 1952 by Claire Morgan, a pen name take by Patricia Highsmith who… Read More ›