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Benjamin Leroy

Because, in the End, People are Good

Benjamin LeRoy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Benjamin LeRoy

The reward in my life isn't measured in dollars, it's knowing that I've made an honest attempt at making somebody's life better, no matter how brief the moment.

Your Subaru's Bumper Still Knows the Truth

Benjamin LeRoy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Benjamin LeRoy

Longstanding barriers between authors and readers -- barriers of technology, finance, and distribution -- are crumbling faster than news stories can report.

Confronting Reality (Part One) -- The Utah Motel

Benjamin LeRoy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Benjamin LeRoy

How much of what we read -- even non-fiction -- is meant to be consumed from a distance? The voyeur culture is alive and well in America. Have I hit the outer fringes of it?

On Second Thought: The Evolution of My Inner Charlton Heston

Benjamin LeRoy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Benjamin LeRoy

A few years ago I made some overly-dramatic proclamations about never accepting e-books, explaining that "they'll need to pry my paperback from my cold, dead hands." Well, I've changed. Kinda.

Publishing on the Fringes

Benjamin LeRoy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Benjamin LeRoy

I sometimes worry that publishing leans too heavily on the escapism and that we run the danger of over-escaping, waiting for the literary IMAX to move things forward.