JFK Reconsidered, by Joe Pan

May 6, 2020

  Happy birthday, Joe Pan! Celebrate by reading this fiction...

Beautiful Boy Falling, by Lance Olsen

May 5, 2020

  You were there, only nobody saw you. This is...

Presenting the Video of the 2019 Big Other Book Award Ceremony!

June 1, 2020

  On May 16, 2020, the Big Other Book Awards Ceremony recognized excellence in literature published in 2019. During the livestreamed event (video below), I...

Walt Whitman on Love, Beauty, Poetry, Peace, and More!

May 31, 2020

  Happy birthday, Walt Whitman! Here are some quotes from his writing:   "I too am not a bit tamed, I too am untranslatable..."  ...

John Barth on Writing, Fiction, “Passionate Virtuosity,” and More.

May 27, 2020

  Happy birthday, John Barth! 90, today! Here are some quotes from the author.   "Self-knowledge is always bad news."   "[F]iction isn’t a lie...