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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. 2,155 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‚Äôs 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