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Ina Coolbrith & the Nob Hill Berth of the West Coast Bohemians

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


Restarting the Blog ...

I decided to restart my blog, after having deleted it from my website back a few months ago, because I think it’s a worthwhile exercise, even if I don’t have many viewers. 247 more words


8 of the world's most exclusive clubs -- can you join?

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


Raymond Sullivan: A Daughter's Memories and Posters for the San Francisco Bohemian Club

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


when the world smelled different

He’s writing a book about his childhood in Upstate New York.
“It’s called ‘When the World Smelled Different.’ It’s about the way things used to be…when things were better.” 468 more words


A Minor Adjustment - Friday Fictioneers

Written for the Friday Fictioneers. A story, about musicians playing to the crowd, begins after the photo.

Genre: Horror/Humor

A Minor Adjustment

Smoke drifted through the small club, emanating from handmade candles at the tiny tables. 163 more words

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