Monthly Archives: July 2011

Stories by Ben Loory for day and night but mostly the night

This gifted writer has gone to a twisted and fun place to deliver these tales in STORIES FOR NIGHTTIME AND SOME FOR THE DAY.  The cover of this short story collection is so worth a look and I promise you that once you read … Continue reading

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Shirley MacClaine has much to offer as she does it her way

As I sit in the ICU with my 83-year-old father in law I am reminded of the audiobook by Shirley MacClaine “I‘M OVER ALL THAT: AND OTHER CONFESSIONS”.  When I listened to it several months ago I was not sure what I … Continue reading

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Not 1776 on this July 4th, but 1898 and the Annexation of Hawaii Takes Center Stage

Intrigued I trust and hopeful you will swim upstream to learn more about Sarah Vowell’s UNFAMILIAR FISHES.  This is the most surprising audio book I have ever had the pleasure to listen to yet.  I say this as I could … Continue reading

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