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Daniel Defoe

The Classic Author Who Invented Tabloid Journalism

Aaron Skirboll | Posted 11.04.2014 | Books
Aaron Skirboll

A man of many talents.

Under The Influence

The Huffington Post | Gabe Habash | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Writing a book is usually a long, hair-pulling affair for the author. But in the end, only one name appears on the front of the book: their own. What...

Novels Are Older Than We Think

Guardian | Steven Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

At university in the early 1970s, I was led to believe the novel originated in England in the 18th century, and no professor told me otherwise as I pu...

Shipwreck: Robinson Crusoe and Me

Rebecca Chace | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Rebecca Chace

If I could speak to my father I would tell him to come home now. The land of the dead is no place for him.

Torsten Krol's The Dolphin People: A Great Utopian Parable for Our Savage Times

Anis Shivani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Anis Shivani

Torsten Krol's Callisto was the single best fictional expose of homeland paranoia in America in the age of terrorism. The Dolphin People -- has even larger fish to fry.

Late Bloomers?

Lloyd I. Sederer, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD

Recovery, making a life of contribution despite and with a mental illness, is about hope and belief and patience and persistence.