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Now that was a first

April 16, 2015   I have witnessed any number of squirrelly creative contortions at the bird feeder, but I'd never before seen...Read More...

Memories out of Season

Missing Gene

April 18, 2015  My grandnephew Zachary and grandniece Annabelle asked their mother Robyn, a math...Read More...

On Books and Reading

Shortest Book Review

April 12, 2015 The shortest book review I ever read was for David Leavitt's 1998 novel, The Page...Read More...

Writers Journal

Reading at WordFest

March 2, 2015   I will be making a rare appearance at the next WordFest on Tuesday, March 3,...Read More...

WordFest News

May WordFest highlights Portland author

May WordFest highlights Portland author Dan Berne will be the featured writer at the next WordFest gathering on Tuesday, May 5. A marketing consultant, Dan’s debut novel, The Gods of Second...Read More

Latest Book Review

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

It’s been pointed out to me that I have never reviewed a book of poetry or a Young Adult novel in this column. I really don’t feel qualified to review...Read More...

Book Chat Update

March 2014-A Chat with Stevan Allred

March 2014-A Chat with Stevan Allred Book Chat host Alan Rose interviews Stevan Allred, author of A Simplified Map of the Real...Read More