This coming Saturday, at 1:30, I’ll be signing copies of A Dance in the Street at Bookmamas in Irvington on the eastside of Indianapolis. There will be plenty of copies of the new book, and as a special feature we’ll be offering some earlier, hard-to-find, small books and magazines.
For example, a copy of . . . → Read More: Bookmamas in Irvington!
I’ll be selling copies of the new book, A Dance in the Street, at the annual Woodruff Place Flea Market this coming Saturday and Sunday. If you’re in Indy, don’t miss the chance to visit this terrific neighborhood event on the Near Eastside of the Indianapolis.
Woodruff Place, first laid out in 1872, is . . . → Read More: Woodruff Place Flea Market on Saturday!
If you missed the book launch at the brewery, here’s another chance.
I’ll be signing copies of A Dance in the Street at Black Dog Books in Zionsville, Indiana, from 1 to 3 p.m. on May 19th. The address is 114 South Main Street. That’s on the main drag, so it’s easy to find.
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Agnes de Mille. Martha: The Life and Work of Martha Graham. New York: Random House, 1991. xviii + 509 pp. $30. ISBN 0-394-55643-7.
You can’t read this book without falling half in love with Agnes de Mille, who must have been one of the kindest, most forgiving biographers who ever lived. And without wondering why a . . . → Read More: Keep the Channel Open
Graham Farmelo. The Strangest Man: the Hidden Life of Paul Dirac, Mystic of the Atom. New York: Basic Books, 2009. 539 pp. $29.95. ISBN 978-465-01827-7.
Quick, who said “If you think you understand quantum theory, you don’t understand quantum theory”? Was it (a) Niels Bohr, (b) John Wheeler, (c) Richard Feynman?
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Hillary Mantel. Wolf Hall. New York; Picador/Henry Holt and Company, 2009. 608 pp. $16.00. ISBN 978-0-312-42998–0.
It is safe to say that the reading public in the U.S. and the U.K. virtually lost its head over Wolf Hall, Hillary Mantel’s 2009 Mann Booker Prize winner.
Six pages of reviewers’ encomia from New York to Los Angeles, packed . . . → Read More: Divorced, Beheaded, Died