Archive | January, 2013

Book Passage: A Photo Essay

 It was a beautiful winter Sunday in San Francisco as we crossed the bridge to Marin…  The store in Corte Madera is huge and includes a cafe, a great reading space… and so many BOOKS… Of course, I was there to read from A History of the Present Illness…  The turnout was terrific…  And very [...]

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On Reading Aloud

Two nights, two readings, two launch parties, two great independent bookstores with every seat taken and people standing among stacks and in doorways. Some words to describe this: exciting, gratitude-inducing, terrifying. I’d been given variable advice about reading my work: read for twenty minutes, then take questions and read something else at the end; don’t [...]

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Let The Readings Begin

It’s been a good 24 hours since the book launched – a really good 24 hours! A History of the Present Illness has been getting some great reviews and attention. Here’s a selection: 7×7 Roundup: This Week’s Top Literary Events Heatherlo Book Addiction: A History of the Present Illness by Louise Aronson Bookdout: Review: The History of The [...]

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