My friend and I lost our Comic Con virginity this weekend, and then I met Steve Almond and Frank Bidart at the Massachusetts Poetry Festival. This year keeps getting better and better.
The sibling-pair John Robison and Augusten Burroughs wrote two different books, but they wrote Be Different and This Is How for the same reason: to write books that are more geared towards self-help than memoirs that are turned into self-help books by the public. Continue reading
On March 11, 2011, a tsunami hit off the coast of Tohoku, Japan. The tsunami caused a massive amount of devastation to the Tohoku region, but out of the devastation came people with stories to tell about Japan. Continue reading