I just finished reading Ben Tarnoff’s The Bohemians: Mark Twain and the San Francisco Writers who Reinvented American Literature (Penguin, 2014) which follows Mark Twain’s time in San Francisco, his rise to fame, while interweaving the stories of Bret Harte, Charles Warren Stoddard, and Ina Donna Coolbrith. 2,164 more words
Tags » Bohemian Club
These groups are not your university’s alumni club. Certain national and international associations and business groups command a high price of entry, high prestige, and members with high power — but they often keep a low profile, if their proceedings or membership rosters are not downright secret. 44 more words
Ray (Raymond) Sullivan was born in the Chicago area at the beginning of the twentieth century. His parents were Mary and James Mark Sullivan. At the age of two, Ray’s father deserted his family and moved to Los Angeles. 278 more words
Written for the Friday Fictioneers. A story, about musicians playing to the crowd, begins after the photo.
A Minor Adjustment
Smoke drifted through the small club, emanating from handmade candles at the tiny tables. 163 more words