Book Reviews:

Ed’s San Francisco Chronicle review of Thurston Clark’s Ask Not: The Inauguration of John F. Kennedy and the Speech That Changed America

Book Review: Kay Redfield Jamison’s Superb Psycho-Biography of Robert Lowell


GoLocalProv: Rhode Island Needs To Get Real About Economic Development

GoLocalProv: In The Wake of Pittsburgh: “To Bigotry Give No Sanction”

GoLocalProv: Remembering Pete Seeger’s Rhode Island Ties at His Centennial

GoLocalProv: United Auto Workers Strike Déjà Vu

GoLocalProv: #MeToo is Long Overdue


Why Do Bad Radio Interviews Happen to Good Authors?

Something That Is Only Slightly About Hemingway

Mannahatta – Walt Whitman in New York

Invisible Man: Herman Melville’s Last Years

Four Great Twentieth Century Writers on the Fast Track to Oblivion

Of Literary Jealousy and the “Impertinent Prosperity” of Bestselling Authors

Remembering Robert Leuci: Hail and Farewell

Sailing, 1975. Photo: Pat Lown.