Monthly Archives: August 2008

Please pass the Hydrox!

Last Friday, while visiting a friend in Connecticut, I walked into a grocery store and there they were: stacks of boxes of Hydrox cookies! Even as a child I preferred Hydrox to the cloyingly sweet Oreo. The Hydrox chocolate wafers … Continue reading

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As I Turn 60. . .

Happy birthday to me! Sixty years ago today, I was born–on the first day of a heat wave, as my mother delights in pointing out nearly every year.Having now reached the age when wrinkles traditionally denote wisdom, I’ve accumulated a … Continue reading

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Novel Journey: Author, Psychotherapist Dennis Palumbo ~ Interviewed

Novel Journey: Author, Psychotherapist Dennis Palumbo ~ Interviewed Former Hollywood screenwriter Dennis Palumbo is now a psychotherapist, book reviewer, and author of both nonfiction books about writing and crime fiction. In his psychotherapy practice he specializes in working with creative … Continue reading

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Former Football Player Writes Book about His Dissociative Identity Disorder

Walker on mission | Denton Record-Chronicle | News for Denton County, Texas | Local News Herschel Walker, winner of the Heisman Trophy (an award for college football players) and former member of the Dallas Cowboys, has written a book about … Continue reading

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Freedom of Speech

From today’s Writer’s Almanac, an epublication of The Poetry Foundation: It was on this day in 1934 that the U.S. Court of Appeals ruled that James Joyce’s novel Ulysses was not obscene and could be admitted into the United States.

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Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn Is Dead at 89 – Obituary (Obit) – NYTimes.com

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn Is Dead at 89 – Obituary (Obit) – NYTimes.com: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, the Nobel Prize-winning author whose books chronicled the horrors of the Soviet gulag system, has died of heart failure, his son said Monday. He was 89.

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Famous Writers and Their Work Spaces Come Together in a Mural – NYTimes.com

Famous Writers and Their Work Spaces Come Together in a Mural – NYTimes.com: This short piece discusses a mural painted by New York City artist Elena Climent for New York University’s Language and Literature Building. “Completing the mural took 18 … Continue reading

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