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Jewish Literature: Mario Levi’s “Istanbul Was a Fairy Tale” – New York NY | Examiner.com

May 29, 2012

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Jewish Literature: Mario Levi’s “Istanbul Was a Fairy Tale” – New York NY | Examiner.com. An addendum to my NYJB book review which appears here: http://goo.gl/zAhFa  New York Journal of Books Jewish-Turkish fiction writer Mario Levi’s first book to be published in English, his 800 page (Turkish edition) 1999 novel Istanbul Was a Fairy Tale, […]

Rejection Letters: The Publishers Who Got It Embarrassingly Wrong…

May 18, 2012

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J.K Rowling was famously rejected by a mighty 12 publishers before Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone was accepted by Bloomsbury – and even then only at the insistence of the chairman’s eight-year-old daughter. Judy Blume, Gertrude Stein and D.H Lawrence all got a lot of ‘no’s from publishers before any said yes. But while […]

Art 101: BWAC’s “Celebrate 20” Spring 2012 Art Show – New York NY | Examiner.com

May 10, 2012

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My examiner.com article about the exhibit: Art 101: BWAC’s “Celebrate 20” Spring 2012 Art Show – New York NY | Examiner.com. Also see the slideshow sneak preview with 40 images from the exhibit: Pictures – BWAC Spring 2012 Art Show – New York NY | Examiner.com.