Theodore Wheeler discusses his new novel, IN OUR OTHER LIVES.
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I was a lonely, dreamy, occasionally silly girl. ...more
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In those days, it was not uncommon for me to dream about having sex with Matt Damon and wake from those dreams convinced it was possible. ...more
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The expert lyricism in the music of Conor Oberst, founding member of Bright Eyes, is not often rivaled. Bright Eyes’s 2005 album, I’m Wide Awake, It’s Morning, peaked at #2 on the Billboard Independent Albums chart and made Time‘s list of top 10 best records of the year. “Lua,” the fourth track off the album, is heartbreaking in […]
One can live and work in an unfettered way, or at least a way less fettered than is possible in any major metropolis. ...more