James J. Patterson Shares a New Essay on Episode 7 of LFTRR
Hobnob with your favorite fellow wizard on episode 7 of Live from the Reading Room
The latest episode of James J. Patterson's LFTRR revisits one of our favorite recurring characters, the trickster deity Hermes.
"Hermes is a crazy cat," says Patterson, "He steals what's been stolen only to put it back; he lies to you only to get you back on track."
The essay, "Hermes at the Kakistocracy Hotel," will appear in Patterson's upcoming collection, Junk Shop Window.
Check out episodes of Live from the Reading Room every Monday at 4PM EDT over on JJP's Facebook page.
And don't forget, EVERY. SINGLE. BOOK. in the ASP catalog is half-price through the month of may!
On this special episode of Rose Reads, Rose Solari discusses books from fellow small press, Santa Fe Writer’s Project, run by publisher, Andrew Gifford. Rose reads from two wonderful books, Wendy J. Fox’s If the Ice had Held and eightball by Elizabeth Geoghegan.
James J. Patterson is the reluctant scholar and on this episode of LFTRR he reads the from his essay of the same name. He also reads from books that have passed his “First Page Test” including “Night Train to Lisbon” by Pascal Mercier, “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald, “The Muse” by Jessie Burton, “The Tropic of Cancer” by Henry Miller, and “Confessions” by Jean-Jaques Rousseau.
In a new review from TLR (The Literary Review), Karin Falcone Krieger raves about Grace Cavalieri’s “Other Voices, Other Lives.”