February 27, 2012

Cool-looking authors No.36

William Shatner, author of memoirs, an autobiography "Up Till Now," and a series of "Star Trek" novels.

Photo by Jerry Avenaim

February 26, 2012

Cool-looking authors No.35

Christopher Rice, author of novels "A Density of Souls," "Light Before Day" and others. (And son of novelist Anne Rice.)

(Photo: Gwen & Eddie photography)

February 16, 2012

Cool-looking authors No.34

Alice Hoffman, author of "The Dovekeepers," "Here on Earth," "Second Nature," "Practical Magic" and more

Photo by Deborah Feingold

February 15, 2012


... life's for living ...
so if you get the chance,
you better take it.

Even eighty years
goes by fast.

— Janice Daugharty, "Name of Love"
(short story included in "New Stories from the South")

February 14, 2012


There is no beginning
to love.
It just
creeps over you.

— Bailey White, "Quite a Year for Plums"

February 2, 2012

Unequal Pleasure

A vasectomy might cost
as much as a year’s worth
of ice cream,
but that doesn’t mean
it’s equally enjoyable.

— Ezra Dyer, author of New York Times article about the 2012 VW Eos