Tag Archives: short stories

The Wealth of a Nation

“Let me tell you about the very rich.  They are different from you and me.  They possess and enjoy early, and it does something to them, makes them soft where we are hard, and cynical where we are trustful, in … Continue reading

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The Art of the Novella: The Ghost Writer by Philip Roth

Philip Roth’s The Ghost Writer was first published in two parts in The New Yorker in 1979.  Later that year it was published in book form by Farrar, Straus & Giroux.  It was the first book of his Zuckerman Bound … Continue reading

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eBook Week, Meta-Memoir

As I wrote yesterday, this week is “Read an eBook Week.” While the printed book is in danger of extinction, technological innovations, as well as business model innovations, make it clear that the way books are produced, distributed and bought … Continue reading

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