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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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A Book Is Born

Today is the day. A History of the Present Illness is on shelves in bookstores and but a click or download away online. The official publishing term for this day is launch. To me, it more closely resembles a birth. Certainly the path to this point has included sweat and blood and tears. Equally certain, [...]

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The Books Are Almost on the Shelves

A History of the Present Illness hits bookstores, mailboxes, and e-readers in just five days, and the excitement has already begun! Yesterday, I was at Book Passage, one of the Bay Area’s best independent bookstores, to sign over 300 books for their Signed First Editions Book Club. They were lovely – but that isn’t news. [...]

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