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Arts Update

DEUTSCHLAND ’83 This was recommended by “The Week.” And I recommend “The Week” But it’s expensive. The magazine world has completely changed, and it’s even worse in the era of Covid-19. I.e. advertising has fallen off dramatically. But “The Week” was never based on advertising. So now, every magazine is expensive, look at the price […]

The Knockout Queen

The Knockout Queen This book is so wild. When I was a freshman in college, second semester I took an English course entitled “The Picaresque Novel.” Now if you look up “picaresque” in the Oxford dictionary, it says “relating to an episodic style of fiction dealing with the adventures of a rough and dishonest but […]

Sarah Kendzior-This Week’s Podcast

The oracle from St. Louis, Sarah Kendzior is the author of the bestselling books “The View From Flyover Country” and “Hiding in Plain Sight.” You can see her in bits and pieces on MSNBC and Seth Meyers, but here we go deep, covering her life story, tales of self-publishing, fear of selling out to the […]

Hidden Valley Road

Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family This book is utterly astounding. Turns out book sales are down in the Covid-19 era. Digital more than physical. Seems inexplicable to me, then again, readers are a subset of the public, which may explain the adherence to the physical. However, those who do not […]