Category Archives: More About Jim

LITERARY TASTE AND A MAD, MAD WEATHER

A few days ago I wrote the following lines: “So where would I move? Ames asks himself as the first cold snap in New York City bares its teeth in the middle of November, 21 degrees with the wind chill. … Continue reading

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Problems of Translation Strikes Again at Cornelia Street Cafe

Hello there!  My apologies for the long silence!  Someone has recently complained to me that he doesn’t know what to read anymore because I stopped recommending! So I promise to start writing more frequently again, about the variety of topics … Continue reading

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Spring is Story-Time! Another reading at the Cornelia Street Cafe!

“Goodbye, Gilbert. After much research, I’ve finally found someone who can make me scream.” Continue reading

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LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL! ANOTHER READING AT THE CORNELIA STREET CAFE!

December 12th at the Cornelia Street Cafe will, if memory serves, mark my thirteenth appearance there in the last seven years. I get great joy out of these readings, and my audiences seem to go away happy as well. So … Continue reading

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IF IT’S SPRING, IT MUST BE TIME FOR ANOTHER READING!

Welcome to Spring! Finally! I’m delighted to report that I’m doing my semi-annual (Spring) reading in only a matter of days – May 8th to be exact – at my favorite venue, the Cornelia Street Café, 6 pm.  Please come … Continue reading

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ANOTHER READING! MARCH 6!

Same place, same time, but different day of the week. At the Cornelia Street Café on Tuesday, March 6, 6-7:30 pm, I’ll be reading new selections from my picaresque novel-in-progress, PROBLEMS OF TRANSLATION (and possibly a short story selection). This … Continue reading

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A FESTIVAL OF FICTION SEPTEMBER 26TH

Hey, guys! Sorry it’s been so long since my last post, but my excuse is I’ve been busy writing other stuff!  Mainly my novel, Problems of Translation, on which I’ve completed eleven chapters since the spring, some of whose passages … Continue reading

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EVEN THOUGH IT’S SPRING, “HARVEST” IS NEARBY

NEW YORKERS! Run, don’t walk, to the Quad Cinema on W. 13th Street (btwn 5th and 6th Avenues) to see “Harvest,” Marc Meyers’ brilliant and moving film about one Connecticut family (and perhaps many other families as well). Why the … Continue reading

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READING A BOOK CAN BE DANGEROUS IF YOU PAUSE TO THINK!

Many years ago I wrote a book (my dissertation, unpublished) called Journey Through Paradox: A Critical Interpretation of the Work of Nicholas Berdiaev, 1899-1914).  Today I fell to wondering why I chose that title.  It was fitting, I suppose, since … Continue reading

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NOW HEAR THIS! NOW HEAR THIS! VIDEOS AND AUDIOS ABOUND!

Stay tuned for an important announcement . . . Which is, that all of you who did not attend my last reading at the Cornelia Street Cafe (October 19) can now enjoy the experience anyway, minus the fellowship and the … Continue reading

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