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The Making of
Los Angeles Times
Pulitzer Prize
Gene Sherman

“He was an incredible reporter and a true credit to the profession.”

—JAMES O’SHEA, former LATimes Editor-in-Chief

Write All About It!


Some of us are born straight into the bloom of life. Some know who they are and what they want from the starting block go. Gene Sherman was one of these and this is the story of his inexhaustible passion for journalism, newspaper and ink.

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Boris Vian Invents Boris Vian
A Vian Reader

Translated and edited
by Julia Older
Foreword by Patrick Vian

May be ordered from:
Black Widow Press
9 Spring Lane,
Boston MA 02109

French original and English translation of stories, poems, essays, includes biographical references and prefaces

A bilingual anthology of the works of a major author, poet, essayist and all-around polymath pataphysician of the explosive mid-twentieth century.

A Vian Reader
May be ordered from:
Black Widow Press
9 Spring Lane,
Boston MA 02109

Includes CD
of the
NPR Radio Play
A Poem

Julia Older

Here at my center
so cool and soundless
none can enter
but the light which is boundless.
It streams inside as into a well
and helps me decide
what stories to tell.
Tales of the François Vase
The CD included with this book-length poem is a 33-minute radio drama introduced by a 10-minute director-author interview. The production was chosen by Radio Works' Best Independent Programs for syndication and broadcast to more than sixty public radio stations coast to coast.
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Appalachian Odyssey
Walking the Trail from Georgia to Maine
by Steve Sherman and Julia Older
    Foreword by Edward Abbey
A personal account of The Great 2000-Mile Hike through fourteen states. An Authors Guild Back-in Print-Edition.

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This Desired Place
The Isles of Shoals
by Julia Older
The second historical novel of the Isles of Shoals Trilogy captures the 17th century life of young America.
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The Island Queen
Celia Thaxter of The Isles of Shoals
by Julia Older
A biographical novel of Celia Thaxter (1835-1894).
Celia Thaxter: Selected Writings
Edited by Julia Older
An anthology of substantial excerpts from the major works of Celia Thaxter (1835-1894).
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Grand Monadnock
by Julia Older and Steve Sherman
Exploring the most popular mountain in America.
- New England Cozy Mysteries -
Maple Sugar Murders
by Steve Sherman
Maple sugaring in spring is also the season of the unexpected in this New England Cozy mystery novel.
Primary Crime
by Steve Sherman
A mystery novel set against the New Hampshire Presidential Primary.
by Steve Sherman
Private investigator Hugh Quint does it again in this New England Cozy series of mystery novels.
- Poetry -
Rolling the Sun
by Julia Older
Life and landscape become one in these poems that draw upon deeper human links to the powerful glories of the natural world.
Higher Latitudes
by Julia Older
Poems that speak of the life and land of New England.
Hermaphroditus in America
by Julia Older
Book-length poem about America reinventing itself.
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Includes CD
of the NPR Radio Play
Tales of the François Vase - A Poem
by Julia Older
A book-length poem and CD radio play on The François Vase.
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Fleur Weymouth Photographs
by Fleur Weymouth
Elegant color photographs of quiet people, abstractions of palm leaves, arched doorways, flower forms and other surprises.

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Tahirih Unveiled
by Julia Older
A booklength sequence of poems, a novel in verse, about Tahirih of Persia (1818-1854) opening new perspectives on the Persian culture — yesterday and today.
Message From The Sparrows
by Taylor Morris
Using Sufi stories to engage and awaken the modern mind.
All the Clouds'll Roll Away
by Taylor Morris
An audio CD of five major excerpts from the forthcoming autobiographical novel and memoir of life and love in pre-Katrina New Orleans. Read by the author from a sixth generation New Orleans family.
by Taylor Morris
A spirited autobiographical novel set against the hey-days of New Orleans where the good times rolled and life was served with a silver spoon.
Blues for a Black Cat
And Other Stories
by Boris Vian
English translations of one of the most creative and popular French writers of the 20th century.
Ossabaw Book of Hours
by Julia Older
Poems that address the "hours" of life on Ossabaw Island.
City in the Sky
by Julia Older
Poems of the Native People living today in the Americas.
Nature Walks Along the Seacoast
by Julia Older and Steve Sherman
A user-friendly guide for 51 easy outings in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Maine.
Nature Walks In Southern New Hampshire
by Julia Older and Steve Sherman
Nature-rich walks from the Connecticut River to the Atlantic Coast.
Nature Walks In the New Hampshire Lakes Region
by Julia Older and Steve Sherman
Fifty trails near gorgeous Winnipesaukee, Squam, Sunapee and beyond.
Country Roads of Connecticut and Rhode Island
by Steve Sherman
Car trips on modern back roads through two historic New England states.
Country Roads of New Hampshire
by Steve Sherman
A guide to drives, day trips and weekend excursions.

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