Is the Novel Dead?

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The back of On the Street Where You Live says the book is about this: Following a nasty divorce and the trauma of being stalked, criminal defense attorney Emily Graham leaves Albany to work in Manhattan. Craving roots, she buys her ancestral home, a Victorian house in the seaside resort town of Spring Lake, New Jersey. Her family sold the …

A Thanksgiving Song

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In the fall of 1989, I was living in Washington D.C. and had purchased a cassette tape of A Child’s Christmas in Whales from a record store on Wisconsin Ave, which I listened to while falling asleep at night. A paid intern at the DSCC, I had some time on my hands during the day, and started composing some prose/poems …

Nov. 22, 1989

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When I turned 21, I was living in Washington D.C. working at the DSCC. Inspired, I guess, by A Child’s Christmas in Whales, I starting typing this out, followed soonafter by Thursdays in Late November. Obviously no comparison to Dylan Thomas, what I find interesting, as several of these words come up red on the Spell-Check, is the “Impressionistic” meaning …