Category Archives: John Hooper

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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Contradictions, Mistakes, The Media As News & New Music!

A bumper-variety-packed show in the next edition of Life Elsewhere. UK-based, American columnist for the Guardian newspaper, Tim Dowling joins the program to discuss his smart-witty new book, How To Be A Husband. This is not a self help book but rather, a public service with a collection of mistakes upon which a successful marriage has been built, says Tim. This past week has seen the media

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Contradictions & Mistakes

We could not resist putting Contradictions & Mistakes together as a headline. Of course, they really have nothing in common, except for the fact that Contradictions & Mistakes are the main subjects of two new books and the authors will be the guests on the next edition of Life Elsewhere. The Italians are full of contradictions, according to critically acclaimed author John

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