No shame in this plug
I’d be jealous of my friend Andisheh, a published author with a favorable blurb from the Times, if he wasn’t such a good egg. AMERICAPEDIA Taking the Dumb Out of Freedom. By Jodi Lynn Anderson, Daniel Ehrenhaft and Andisheh Nouraee. Illustrated. 240 pp. Walker. Cloth, $24.99. Paper, $16.99. (Young adult; ages 12 and up) This…
My Harry Potter memories
Once I was sitting on a plane next to a woman reading one of the Harry Potter books. “Have you read [Harry Potter & the Troll’s Gall Bladder?] yet?” “No. I’m an adult.” That is all.
To books what O-Town was to music
You can’t write a political autobiography without “courage” or “lead” in the title. Pretty arrogant to call yourself courageous, don’t you think?
just in time for christmas
Sarah Palin makes a cameo in the recently released children’s book, “Help! Mom! Radicals Are Ruining My Country!” In the book written by Katharine DeBrecht, “Governor Sarah” (a character based on Palin) attempts to help two young boys hold onto their dream of a swing-set business which is struggling as a result of high taxes,…
ethan hawke vs. toby keith
They’re feuding, but who wants to pick a side? Kind of like choosing between Kabbalah and Scientology. If I had to, I’d stand with Toby Keith, redneck bluster and all. Ethan Hawke (from his novel, “Ash Wednesday”) explains why: I was driving a ’69 Chevy Nova four-barrel with mag wheels and a dual exhaust. It’s…