Category Archives: George Hodgman

You Cannot Open A Book Without Learning Something*

The last Saturday in April is Independent Bookstore Day. In a world of tweets and algorithms and pageless digital downloads, bookstores are not a dying anachronism. They are living, breathing organisms that continue to grow and expand. In fact, there are more of them this year than there were last year. Take a look at the photo above, it shows

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Listen To Life Elsewhere On Demand At WMNF

Did you miss Norman B’s poignant recollections and interviews with the sadly departed David Bowie? Perhaps you forgot to tune in to hear award-winning author, Colin Woodard talk about his timely new book, American Character: A History of the Epic Struggle Between Individual Liberty and the Common Good. Or, were you distracted when Robert Hunziker a freelance writer and environmental journalist insisted the next Presidential election will be the most important in

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An Interview With George Hodgman

George Hodgman writes frankly about his fears of being a gay man in the midst of the AIDs epidemic, his struggles with addiction, his avoidance of intimacy, but most of all he writes in intimate detail about leaving Manhattan for his hometown for life as an unlikely caretaker with his aging mother. This is the background to a funny, poignant

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