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The Coolest People in Books: 250 Anecdotes

Alcohol At one time, newspaper reporters used to drink — a lot. During one drinking session, Paul Galloway, reporter for the Chicago Sun-Times, became perturbed — make that very perturbed — about something that editor Jim Hoge had perpetrated. Mr. … Continue reading

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The Funniest People in Books, Volume 3: 250 Anecdotes

These are the first 10 anecdotes from my book The Funniest People in Books, Volume 3: 250 Anecdotes, available for .99 CHEAP at online booksellers such as Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Apple iBookstore, Kobo, etc.: Activism Norman Mailer was an activist, … Continue reading

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The Funniest People in Books, Volume 2: 250 Anecdotes

These are the first 10 anecdotes from my book The Funniest People in Books, Volume 2: 250 Anecdotes, available for .99 CHEAP at online booksellers such as Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Apple iBookstore, Kobo, etc.: Activism Gay and lesbian activists sometimes … Continue reading

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The Funniest People in Books: 250 Anecdotes

These are the first 10 anecdotes from my book The Funniest People in Books: 250 Anecdotes, available for .99 CHEAP at online booksellers such as Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Apple iBookstore, Kobo, etc.: Advertising  While working as an advertising writer for … Continue reading

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Daniel Pinkwater: A Witty Man

Daniel Pinkwater has written lots of books, including many books for kids. He says about himself (using the third person), “Daniel Pinkwater is crazy about writing, and has been trying to learn how to do it for 50 years. He … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Anecdotes About Authors

Some writers are incredibly prolific. At age 73 in 2008, science-fiction writer Robert Silverberg had written approximately 300 novels, 600 short works of fiction, and 100 nonfiction books. Is that all, you ask? No. He has edited approximately 100 anthologies. … Continue reading

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