Monthly Archives: November 2013

My Wall Street Journal Review of Vanished, by Wil S. Hylton

My review of Vanished, by Wil S. Hylton, in the Wall Street Journal Continue reading

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Katy Perry and a Girl with Autism

A heartwarming Comedy Central clip of Katy Perry performing her song “Firework” as a duet with Jodi DiPiazza, an 11-year old girl who deals with autism. Well done, Katy. Continue reading

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World War II in 20 photo essays

They’re well worth perusing… Continue reading

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The Supermouse lives! In direct literary reference!

Enduring Patagonia and the Supermouse cited and quoted in this article in the Colorado Post Independent by Alison Osius. Continue reading

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In honor of what is perhaps my very favorite piece of narrative non-fiction…

footage of Seabiscuit’s match race with War Admiral, which took place 75 years ago today, on 1 November, 1938, with 40 million Americans glued to their radios… Continue reading

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