Being a backpacker on a budget and just being generally tight with money, I’m always looking for things to do for FREE…. and I found it. 269 more words
Originally published in The Paris Review on September 19 2016.
The myth is tenacious: an unknown writer on the verge of international fame, not suspecting that the scattered pages on his or her desk will become that miracle, a first published novel and a passport to glory. 2,333 more words
As we wind through the heart of Greenwich Village and its most picturesque streets you will hear some intriguing stories:
- Herman Melville, the author of Moby Dick, colectected import taxes from ships at the foot of Gannesvort street named after his maternal grandfather in the historic Meat Market. 250 more words