Thomas Paine Scholar At Gadsby's Tavern! Paine Scholar Patrick Hughes was the featured speaker at Thomas Paine's 274th birthday celebration at Gadsby's Tavern in Old Town Alexandria on Jan. 29th. Mr. Hughes gave an inspired talk on Paine birthday celebrations over the past 200 years and helped Alan … [Read more...] about Thomas Paine Scholar At Gadsby’s Tavern!
Bermuda Shorts Movie Trailer! Beet Root Productions in partnership with Alan Squire Publishing has produced a trailer for James J. Patterson's new book, Bermuda Shorts! Simply click on the image at the right to view, and turn the sound up! … [Read more...] about Bermuda Shorts Trailer
ASP CELEBRATES THOMAS PAINE! On Saturday, Januray 29th, 2011, Alan Squire Publishing celebrated the birthday of Thomas Paine, rviving a proud tradition that goes back to the opening decades of the 19th Century. Sixty people gathered at Gadsby's Tavern in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia. There was … [Read more...] about ASP Celebrates Paine
Grevel Lindop, of Manchester, England, Poet, Essayist, Robert Graves Scholar and editor of The White Goddess, plus DeQuincies' Confessions Of An English Opium Eater, and one of the planet's coolest dudes, author of dozens of books, incuding his latest, Travels On The Dance Floor, and Selected Poems, … [Read more...] about Grevel Lindop On Bermuda Shorts
True Story: last night I propped up my reading pillow with the idea of making it through a few chapters of "Bermuda Shorts," a new anthology of short stories, some fiction but mostly of the memoir variety, from James J. Patterson, or Jimmy to his many friends. I didn't have a lot of time for this, … [Read more...] about Hank Thomas On Bermuda Shorts
"Happily, early on, James J. Patterson discovered that the bumpy road through life was lined with books. Clearly, somewhere along the way he pulled out a volume of Montaigne. ¨The young 20th century rebel must have found much to admire in the French Renaissance thinker's essays, and especially the … [Read more...] about Joanna Biggar On Bermuda Shorts