If you’re looking for the most important page in
the new book, there are two: the dedication page, and the acknowledgments page. On the second, you will see a thank you to Alissa, “for remarkable and conscientious assistance.”
Here–on the day the new book shipped–is what remarkable and conscientious assistance looks like:
We sold out for a while but happy to report a van just dropped off a bunch of
When the crew at Wisconsin Historical Society Press says they are all-in to promote
your new book, they are ALL-IN.
In Chicago. Signing books before breakfast. Cannot hear chickens, can hear people talking eagerly about books, so that’s a fair trade. Here to say thank you
Meant to post this during the recently concluded book tour (or
terrr) as we are wont to say hereabouts.
Chapter Six of
includes the story of how this house went from this moment: Visiting Tom
To this moment:
The video below is for one of the songs included on the
new Blind Boys of Alabama album. I’m honored and privileged to say I was allowed to write the liner notes for the album, which will be released September 30.
Today, this one is exactly what I needed:
This is the note I wrote on hotel stationery when I got the note referenced on page 98 of
. I was not happy. Tough noogies, I guess. Visiting Tom
Sonoma, thank you for the cheese (and Band-Aid), and Pleasanton, thank you for the
Here’s the original book trailer (includes footage of Tom riding his bike to get the mail, shooting the breeze with Mike, in his kitchen with Arlene, and, of course, shooting the cannon):
And here’s the one of Tom using the cannon to…well, you don’t really need me to explain it:
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