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The Borg Are Coming For You… (and your children)

Give me absolute control / Over every living soul… I have seen the future, brother, it is murder. —Leonard Cohen, “The Future” INTRODUCTION: This is Part 1 of a two-part essay that will appear in my forthcoming book, Words from … Continue reading

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The Price of Freedom: A Book Review

We can be thankful that nothing disappears without a trace. The steps of our ancestors continue to resound into the present. This is one of the realizations I had while reading Vera Maloff’s fine new book, Our Back Warmed by … Continue reading

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Nascent Poet or Hotheaded Murderer?

Review of Big Ledge by Brian D’Eon Big Ledge by Brian D’Eon is that rarity in historical fiction—a story that combines historical veracity with narrative fluency and a deep poetic sensibility. D’Eon starts the tale from its endpoint, with its … Continue reading

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