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Between the Lines

| November 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

It’s All Greek to Me I seem to be setting off on a tangent—Greek mythology—and it’s like I’m embarking on a cross-country train trip—I’m not sure which country—with an onslaught of new and familiar sights whizzing by so fast I can hardly keep up with them. It started with a recent piece in The New […]

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Between the Lines

| November 3, 2011 | 1 Comment

A Reading Bonanza I’ve been keeping a list of the books I read for the more than twenty years, and looking back over it is like dipping into a diary or photo album. It brings back memories of what I was doing and thinking, places I went and people I saw at the time I […]

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Play ball – or just read about it

| October 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

For baseball fans, October means the playoffs and the World Series, and the timing is perfect for the release of new baseball movies and books. I’ve been hearing about The “Art of Fielding” by Chad Harbach, said to combine a love of baseball with a love of literature—that works for me! “Moneyball,” published in 2003, […]

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Play ball – or just read about it

| October 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

For baseball fans, October means the playoffs and the World Series, and the timing is perfect for the release of new baseball movies and books. I’ve been hearing about The “Art of Fielding” by Chad Harbach, said to combine a love of baseball with a love of literature—that works for me! “Moneyball,” published in 2003, […]

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Everything changes and everything stays the same

| September 9, 2011 | 0 Comments
Everything changes and everything stays the same

By Alice Lowe PBS Masterpiece recently aired a three-part adaptation of Winifred Holtby’s 1935 novel, “South Riding.” I knew Holtby as an outspoken feminist and advocate for social justice and as the first biographer of Virginia Woolf, but I’d never read her fiction. “South Riding” was her last novel, published posthumously and considered her greatest […]

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Finding the Muse

| August 1, 2011 | 0 Comments
Finding the Muse

We arrive at 10:00 a.m., glance around before opening the gate at the side of the house, follow a path around to the garden hideaway. We’re safe, no one saw us. Confidentiality is essential. We take out our notebooks, pens and pencils and begin. What is this clandestine gathering that takes place on a quiet […]

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Between the Lines – San Diego Writes

| July 15, 2011 | 0 Comments
Between the Lines – San Diego Writes

San Diego may not be a renowned literary capital, but don’t underestimate the presence, the power, and the pens of our local scribes. Both writers and readers gathered in Torrey Pines on Saturday, June 11 for the presentation of the Seventeenth Annual San Diego Book Awards. San Diego County writers submitted approximately 230 entries, which […]

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