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Dipping into Nick Hornby’s MORE BATHS LESS TALKING

March 12th, 2013 | Blog, Key West Literary Seminar | 8 Comments

More Baths Less Talking by Nick Hornby

More Baths Less Talking by Nick Hornby

 

I have a book I want to recommend to you, dear readers, not that I read it myself. I SKIMMED it.  Looking for the good parts. And there were so many good parts I might as well have read it.  I didn’t have the time or patience (or concentration) to sit down and actually read it.  I’m reading other stuff, plus I’m constantly “marketing” The Answer to Your Question, which mainly consists of filling out forms with the same information over and over on online sites that announce free eBook giveaway … Read More

Shteyngart and Atwood at the Key West Literary Seminar

February 20th, 2012 | Blog, Key West Literary Seminar, Musings/Reminiscences, Novel Authors | 6 Comments

 

Atwood and Shteynart at the KW Literary Seminar (photo credit KWLS website)

It had been my intention to report on the Key West Literary Seminar this year, which took place January 5 – 8th.  The theme was “Yet Another World: Literature of the Future,” and featured Margaret Atwood, Billy Collins, Douglas Coupland, Michael Cunningham, Jennifer Eagan, Rivka Galchen, William Gibson, James Gleick, Jonathan Lethem, Janna Levin, Valerie Martin, China Mieville, Joyce Carol Oates, Dexter Palmer, George Saunders, Gary Shteyngart, James Tate, Colson Whitehead, and Charles Yu.  Whew!

Alas, I missed most of it.  I had Read More