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The Man from Mars

My entire career, in fiction or nonfiction, I have reported and written about people who are not like me. 1 One of the very best things about Tom Wolfe is that he did not write stories about Tom Wolfe. He could have. He  was certainly an interesting enough character and, […]

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Interesting Links (4.18.2018)

The Megafire Burning in Oklahoma A fire so big, it has a name. Rhea. Paying My Respects to Pap Thomas While Grant’s funeral was one of the largest events ever in New York, Thomas’s was a much different affair. Not a single one of Thomas’s blood relatives attended, bitter over […]

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Interesting Links (4.13.2018)

Kurt Cobain, The Rolling Stone Interview: Success Doesn’t Suck He is bugged that people think of him more as an icon than a songwriter… He’d be really bugged now. “I’m really thankful, and every month I come to more optimistic conclusions.” What an odd thing to say. Every month? Who […]

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Interesting Links (4.3.2018)

Pittsburgh Books and Authors to Add to Your Must-Read List (The Incline) Engineer Who Lived Modestly Donates $37 Million To Pittsburgh Foundation (Sunny Skyz) Buddha & Hume (Existential Comics)  

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The Free Library of Philadelphia

What’s This All About, Then? If you live in the state of Pennsylvania, you can get a free membership to the Free Library of Philadelphia. Why Would I Want to Do That? This will get you access to their impressive collection of ebooks and audiobooks. How Long Does it Take […]