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My Salinger Year by Joanna Rakoff

Amy B.    March 24, 2015    Comments Off on My Salinger Year by Joanna Rakoff

In 1996 recent M.A. graduate Joanna Rakoff lands an English major’s dream job: assistant at a legendary New York City literary agency. It doesn’t take long for the glamor to wear off. Joanna’s unnamed boss runs the unnamed Agency (always …

The Art of Asking by Amanda Palmer

Amy B.    February 24, 2015    Comments Off on The Art of Asking by Amanda Palmer

Amanda Palmer is a performance artist turned musician. She has achieved some indie market success with her band, Dresden Dolls, but she is best known for her marriage to beloved (and wealthy) author Neil Gaiman, her Kickstarter campaign that raised …