Toots And The Maytals

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It’s never too late to check out old music. Jesse Kornbluth has some suggestions.

Walking Down Memory Lane With Buffalo Springfield

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Jesse Kornbluth guides us down a nostalgic trip with some old time hits.

The Movies of Our Times: ‘Boyhood’ and ‘The Tree of Life’

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Jesse Kornbluth explores two powerful films.

“NO”

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Jesse Kornbluth reviews Chile’s new film.

The Child Is The Father To The Man

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One of the songs Beth Hart did at the Highline surprised Jesse Kornbluth: “I Love You More Than You’ll Ever Know.” Now that was inside. And it reminded him to remind you…

What Does Memorial Day Make You Think Of?

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A series of short personal reflections on the multiple meanings of Memorial Day.

What a Friend We Have in Stephen! A Writing Lesson…From Stephen King

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Jesse Kornbluth reviews On Writing by Stephen King.

“They said to be blind meant not to see. How was I to believe them when I saw?”

Jacques-Lusseyran

And There Was Light: The autobiography of Jacques Lusseyran, blind hero of the French Resistance.

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Is The World Running Out Of Water?

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Running out of water: The looming crisis and solutions to conserve our most precious resource.

Here Comes the Night: Death in the 60s

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Jesse Kornbluth reflects on the inevitability (or not) of death with humor and grace.

Artis Henderson’s ‘Unremarried Widow’ [Review and Interview]

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“Everything will be ok.” When you are the widow of a serviceman who died in Iraq, those words are so not ok. Jesse Kornbluth talks to Artis Chester about her book and her life.

Bored? Walk the Appalachian Trail (or just read about it)

A walk in the woods by Bill Bryson

Jesse Kornbluth reviews A Walk in the Woods and realizes that Bill Bryson is a funny, funny man.

The Pursuit of Loneliness and The Death of Philip Slater

Philip Slater and the Pursuit of Lonliness

Slater’s classic book changed the way Jesse Kornbluth thought back in 1970, and guides him even now. Here’s why.

His Marriage Was to the Wrong Woman: A Book Review

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The phrase for any novel by James Salter is “A major literary event”. It’s especially true for “All That Is.”

Without Limits

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On the eve of the Boston Marathon, Jesse Kornbluth remembers the great American runner, Steve Prefontaine, and the movie about his life and career.