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The Second Death of Brian Moore

Patrick Hicks | Posted 06.20.2015 | Books
Patrick Hicks

The guy was prolific -- he produced a novel every other year -- and he was totally devoted to his art. But as I search the internet for him, he's almost nowhere to be seen. It's like Brian Moore has suffered a second death.

Making a Commitment to Myself

Mary Pritchard | Posted 07.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Mary Pritchard

A few weeks ago I posted a blog entry about "How to Be Your Own Prince Charming." You see, if I learned nothing else after 21 years with my ex-husband...

Marla Mase's Half-Life: In the Act of Becoming Herself

Marcel Hidalgo | Posted 06.21.2014 | Arts
Marcel Hidalgo

Words are a big thing for Marla Mase. For her, music counterbalances and complements the vignettes that swirl around in her head. The brief accounts of fear, the blues, anxiety or the hope -- these are the themes that drive her.

Music and Joy

Tom Morris | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tom Morris

What lifts you up during difficult times? Is there something in your life that can reliably center you? And even more, do you have anything readily av...

Why J.G. Farrell's 'Troubles' Deserved To Win The Lost Booker Prize

The Guardian | Sam Jordison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The best book won. JG Farrell's Troubles took more than twice as many votes as any other book on the shortlist for the Lost Booker prize -- and quite ...

Lost Booker Winner Announced: 'Troubles' By J.G. Farrell Wins 1970's Forgotten Booker Prize

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

LONDON — A tragicomic historical novel about the relationship between Britain and Ireland won literature's prestigious Booker Prize on Wednesday...