Monthly Archives: November 2012

Jung and Wilde: this week’s Commonplace Book

We cannot live the afternoon of life according to the program of life’s morning; for what was great in the morning will be little at evening, and what in the morning was true will at evening become a lie. Carl … Continue reading

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“Little Boy Blue” in Poet Lore, Vol. 10

[Gray] Jacobik captures the moods of these childhood-happy moments as well as the moments of loss and torment as she weaves in episodes of the boy’s life, until, in his forties, he stands his ground against her pity, claims his … Continue reading

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CavanKerry’s first book trailer

We have ventured into the land of video!  We hope it will be an exciting new addition to our growing online presence and are proud to share our first book trailer for Joan Cusack Handler’s Confessions of Joan the Tall.

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“American Rhapsody” reviewed in East Hampton Star

“She [Carole Stone] fixes readers in time, never allowing us to forget the history serving as setting for most of these poems. This ambiance is created through the use of literary allusions as epigraphs. These snippets of song lyrics or … Continue reading

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Sandy Relief Resources

New Jersey Adds Additional Disaster Recovery Centers In Cape May, Ocean And Union Counties Anyone affected by Hurricane Sandy can now visit newly opened Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Cape May, Ocean, and Union counties if they have questions about … Continue reading

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Board Member Rita Charon in The New England Journal of Medicine

What Can Healthcare Professionals Learn from Art?  A Columbia University Physician Finds Answers at the Met   NEW YORK, NY (November 14, 2012)—In an article published in the November 15 issue of The New England Journal of Medicine, Rita Charon, … Continue reading

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Events and News: Week of November 26th

Events Joan Cusack Handler, Bellmore Memorial Library (Bellmore, NY) Tuesday, November 27th at 7pm Joan will be featured in Tuesdays with Poetry Click here for more details Kevin Carey, Hofstra University (Long Island, NY)  Friday, November 30th A screening of … Continue reading

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Confessions Illustrated

An excerpt from Confessions of Joan the Tall, illustrated by Nin Andrews  

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Part 2: Nin Andrews Interviews Joan Cusack Handler

Nin Andrews What were the biggest challenges to writing your story?  Were there parts you didn’t want to put down on paper? Joan Cusack Handler The interesting thing about this writing experience which was unlike any     I’ve ever had was … Continue reading

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This week’s Commonplace Book: Katsushika Hokusai

From the age of five I have had a passion for sketching the form of things, from about the age of fifty I showed a number of drawings, yet of all I drew prior to my seventies there is truly … Continue reading

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