Interview with the Vampire Author: a Q & A with Hell’s Belle Scribe Karen Greco

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in Arts & Film, Books

By Doug Strassler Author Karen Greco has just contributed a new entry into the ever-popular field of vampire fiction with Hell’s Belle, about Nina Martinez, a half-human, half-vampire balancing personal relationships and fighting baddies in her hometown of Providence, Rhode Island. New York Press spoke with Greco about her inspiration, the importance of creating a [&hellip
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Hello Gorgeous: Charting the First Lap of a Star Who Outran Them All

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in Arts & Film, Books

hellogorgeous When Barbra Streisand tied Katharine Hepburn for the 1968 Best Actress Oscar, she became one of the few Jewish film actresses to nab Hollywood’s highest honor, a list that, to this day, numbers only six in Oscar’s 84 years of ceremonies. That she remains the only true star that on that extremely short list makes [&hellip
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Family Doctor: Luis Jaramillo on His New Book & Writerly Depression

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Doctor's Wife By Jeff Vasishta After thirteen years teaching at the New School, Luis Jaramillo has helped his fair share of students get book deals. Now, with The Doctor’s Wife (Dzank), the Fort Greene, Brooklyn resident, who lives with his boyfriend of eleven years, has released his own. During an interview at his Greenwich Village office, Jaramillo, [&hellip
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Divine Compensation: Recovery and Abundance

Written by Gerry Gavin on . Posted in Arts & Film, Books

Law-of-Divine-3D-Book-cover Financial hardship is among the greatest stressors to our health that we can experience. This has been even more exacerbated by the current economic downturn that not only impacted jobs, homes, investments and retirement – it also left many people feeling anxious about their day to day lives and future prospects. We caught up with [&hellip
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Site of the Times: Lee Camp’s Moment of Clarity

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in Books, NY Press Exclusive

leecamp1 Comedian’s new book sheds humorous insight on the state of the world Comedian Lee Camp has finally released a book version of Moment of Clarity, his clever web series of political rants. Published in both paperback and e-book formats, Clarity anthologizes 90 of the smart humorists best position pieces and adds in twenty never-before-seen photos [&hellip
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Listening to the Boss: Author Peter Ames Carlin on His Springsteen Biography

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Peter Ames Carlin By Angela Barbuti Bruce Springsteen gets a lot of play—literally. Even President Obama has said, “I’m the president, but he’s the Boss.” And now, after more than 30 years of research, Peter Ames Carlin finally put his respect for the musician down on paper. Replete with interviews from Bruce’s family, the E Street Band and [&hellip
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The Protagonist: Amateur Writers and “Thirty Days and Nights of Literary Abandon”

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NaNoWriMo, which describes its rigorous program as “Thirty Days and Thirty Nights of Literary Abandon,” may sound like a carefree, hallucinogenic-fueled retreat for the literarily ambitious, but the group has more of a take-no-prisoners approach.   Mark Phair is a software developer and new father in Seattle, who dreams of days spent splitting his time [&hellip
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