Giving Unemployment the Texas Boot: Kathy Patrick

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If it is true what they say about necessity being the mother of invention, then Kathy Patrick is the Mother of Creative Genius. When the publishing business took a nose dive and she was let go from her job as a sales rep, Kathy hiked up her petticoat and tightened up her bustier and decided [Read More...]

Little Dark Eye

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  His mother was sleeping, oh so briefly, as new moms do. I reached for the iPhone and clicked open Pandora. My daughter told me later she thought I chose the song, but I didn’t. It came up randomly, the first song Sullivan would hear outside the womb. It happened to be the hymn performed [Read More...]

Jonah Lehrer: A little too much Imagination

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I understand the temptation. It is so much easier to make stuff up than to do the research, do the interviews, dig up the documents, and then reference all those. This last book was five years in the making. Five years of writing, re-writing, interviewing and re-interviewing. Fact-checking and double-fact-checking. Someone recently asked me what [Read More...]


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