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RETRO: December 7, 1941

07/12/2017 M. J. Moore 0

“Pearl Harbor, when they passed it, was a shambles. Wheeler Field had been bad, but Pearl Harbor numbed the brain.” ~~~ James Jones, From Here to Eternity   The centrality of Sunday, December 7, 1941, […]

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RETRO: My Hours with Elie

04/11/2017 M. J. Moore 0

On a crisp, cool late autumn night in 1990, Elie Wiesel sat on stage in an auditorium at Winona State University in Winona, Minnesota, delivering an hour-long lecture, followed by a question-and-answer session. I stared […]

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RETRO: The Gallery at 70

28/09/2017 M. J. Moore 0

FOR DAVID MARGOLICK In 1947, John Horne Burns (an Andover-born, Harvard-educated, Irish-Catholic ex-G.I.) published The Gallery, a uniquely structured wartime “novel” that’s actually a book of linked short stories and autobiographical ruminations. Unfortunately, after his […]

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SMALL PRESSES, NEW VOICES

06/09/2016 Honeysuckle 1

The Role of Indie Publishing and Our New Monthly Column   by Naomi Rosenblatt, Heliotrope Books “…indie presses aren’t just becoming the places where the best books are published; they’re already there.” —Nathan Scott McNamara, […]