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2013 was a weird year for me personally, and I think it was also a weird year for a lot of people. For others – it was one of…
The Christmas Show
When you drop your Diet Coke can or yesterday’s newspaper in the recycling bin, where does it go? Probably halfway around the…
Dirty Hits collects together twenty short stories published in literary magazines, websites, anthologies and fanzines over the…
Laughing Through the Tears is a poignant yet comical parody of the struggle Christine Houston faced while living with her spouse…
In Want Not, Miles takes a giant leap forward with this highly inventive and corrosively funny story of our times, a…
An "at-risk" student is generally described as one who, by virtue of his or her circumstances, is statistically more likely than…
"Hey, what's up, come a little closer, I have something to tell you," God said to Cornelio. The deal was simple: God would be the…
Inspired by Oscar Wilde’s classic novel The Picture of Dorian Gray, Mitzi Szereto’s The Wilde Passions of Dorian…
Alice Munro wins the Nobel Prize in Literature, Eleanor Catton wins the Man Booker Prize for her book The Luminaries and The…
Savior's Day is a work of fiction taken out of today's headlines. Cardinal Arnold Ford, head of the Archdiocese of New York,…
The Lion Seeker by Kenneth Bonert (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, October 15, 2013) is the coming-of-age story of the irrepressible…
Book Publishing for Entrepreneurs: Secrets From a New York Publisher by Karen Strauss In this insider's guide to publishing…
There is an oil debate going on on both sides of the border (that being USA and Canada) around a proposal that has us piping black…
Images of Red Hook is a visual representation of this unique part of Brooklyn but is much more than simply a gallery of…
This week on Book Talk DJ Kory takes a look at some of the best summer moments as well as the upcoming book-related events this…
Rob Goldstein Author of 51 Colors of Seduction Sexcapades of a Committed Couple discusses falling into one of five sexual zones,…
Friend In Your Pocket Conversations Session will have readers intrigued to do something different leaving an impact. Short,…
Two years ago I went up to the boys’ bedroom to find the three of them huddled around the computer. I look over their shoulder…
Yvette Heyliger is an award-winning, grant-winning playwright, a director, and a producing artist/partner in her own company,…
George Cameron Grant is the internationally produced author of 10 full-length plays, over 20 one acts, and countless monologues.…
A memoir of haunting and redemptive events covers such topics as a con-man father's betrayal; the murder-suicide of a houseguest…
Man versus Ball follows Hart’s adventures around the country as he undertakes new missions, often with unexpected results. He…
Tangled Up in New York: Shakedown on the Streets is the inspirational, hilarious, and strange saga of a forty-eight year-old…
A total of seven anthologies of The Best Plays from the Strawberry One-Act Festival, these anthologies are compiled by Artistic…
What makes things popular? If you said advertising, think again. People don’t listen to advertisements; they listen to their…
Our hero Nathan Wavelsky moves into the burbs with his wife. Life is good. He’s a successful slacker. He doesn’t want to rock…
Like film, literature has been no stranger to marijuana and hashish, going back to Charles Baudelaire’s 1860 Artificial…
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Accidental Billionaires and Bringing Down the House-the sources for the films…
Reintroducing hard-boiled detective Ben Drake to a whole new generation, By the Balls: The Complete Collection assembles all the…
In this epic, mythical debut novel, a newly wed couple escapes the busy confusion of their homeland for a distant and…
Former academic Arthur Opp weighs 550 pounds and hasn’t left his rambling Brooklyn home in a decade. Twenty miles away, in…
Ellie McEnroe is back in HOUR OF THE RAT, the sequel to Lisa Brackmann’s smash hit debut, Rock Paper Tiger a New York Times and…
When syndicated columnist Tracy Beckerman trades in her TV job and cool NYC existence for the New Jersey suburbs, she doesn’t…
The Morel – Arthur, Penny, and Will – are a happy family of three living in New York City. So why would Arthur choose to…
This is a story about accepting the people we love—the people we have to love and the people we choose to love, the families…
Viktor Mayer-Schonberger is the Professor of Internet Governance and Regulation at the University of Oxford. His research focuses…
A little bit of history and a little bit of science. Book Talk discusses to re-releases from the 30s that represent the polar…
What’s new in NYC’s literary world? The upcoming launch of The National Digital Public Library, books discovered in the Lanza…
Written by a non-scientist for non-scientists, the book explains how feelings, emotions, memories, love, fear and more are…
As part of Reunion Week here on BreakThru Radio, Book Talk will discuss some of English Literature’s most classic novels…
Who knew there was so much writing out there on Hair? On Book Talk, I look at two books that use hair as their subject—one, an…
In terms of “Danger” in literature, who else does it better than “Mr. Kiss Kiss Bang Bang?” As part of our look into…
After her infant son is kidnapped, Beverley Cottrell’s marriage fails. Years later, could a mysterious, lurking young man be her…
Jesse Sheidlower is a well-educated writer, scholar, and Oxford English Dictionary editor living in New York City. He has written…
It all began in a blizzard on his way to see the Grateful Dead in Philadelphia. Twenty-seven years later, in 2009, Howard…
It’s February, and that means Black History Month. There has been a lot of great African American writers over the last three or…
Jerry Stahl is the author of six books, including the memoir Permanent Midnight (made into a movie with Ben Stiller and Owen…
The Law of Strings and Other Stories is an existential yelp examining individual choices and our all-too-human response to…
Stoney Nix can play anything, from Beethoven to the Blues, on his old rattletrap piano. It’s just a gift, and a good one. Music…
It’s not easy for a messiah to grow up in the Badlands of North Dakota. And it’s even harder for him to share his message when…
2012 was a tough year for a lot of people. For others – it was one of the best. Only 5 days into 2013, I take a moment to pause…