Tags : jas faulkner

Putting Books In Hands

by Jas Faulkner I swear, there are days when writing for this site feels like I’ve been jumped in to The Fight Club. “You can write about this, but you can’t tell where…” “I would appreciate it if you didn’t reveal my sources for….” “Just don’t use my name.” Okay, maybe it’s not exactly like […]Read More

Community Lives!

by Jas Faulkner  Jeremy is finishing a story while Kaia and I look at the clock.  We’re waiting with a dozen other classmates for the big hand to click over to the twelve and the little hand to scoot to the six.  At that point, at least for us, class is in session. Not that […]Read More

Give Your Customers A Break On The 14th

by Jas Faulkner  For those of you playing at home, I got to go to this rilly nifty sooper sekrit cabal of booksellers in Memphis a little while ago.  The main topic on the dias was the untold history of those who are charged with the care and feeding of visiting authors.  Chatter on the […]Read More

Fig Leaves and Cappuccino

by Jas Faulkner “How are things?” I asked Sam as I flipped through pictures of Dore engravings. “Things are great,” said Sam, “Could not be better.  Have I told you my wife is a marketing genius?” “Do tell.  I take it there’s a good story about to happen.” Of course there was. And as many […]Read More

The Role of Tracy Flick Will Be Played By Lance

by Jas Faulkner  The remaining members of the media who are not getting the vapors over Manti Te’o’s pretend girlfriend are finding true gold in the race to the stygian levels of athletic malfeasance still being run by Lance Armstrong. Watching Armstrong try to be likeable on Oprah was like watching two komodo dragons reenact […]Read More

Gently Used, Unfoxed, And Totemic

by Jas Faulkner  It was one of those finds in the LitCrit section of McKay’s Books that looked like a good cold weather read.  Playing Joan is an anthology of interviews with actress who have played the Shavian heroine over the years.  The book looked like it was nearly new and had never been read. […]Read More

Resolution Reading

by Jas Faulkner  The covers of the books in the window of Sam and Tab’s book store featured well-toned abs, beautified, decluttered homes, language lessons, and a few self-help titles.  For a characteristically grim touch, Sam dragged out a skeleton and had it seated in one corner of the window display reading Jim Fixx’s “The […]Read More