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Review: SAILOR TWAIN, OR THE MERMAID IN THE HUDSON by Mark Siegel

A steamboat captain named Twain who moonlights as a writer? I’m in! But guess what? It’s not Mark Twain. The hero of Mark Siegel’s graphic novel Sailor Twain: Or: The Mermaid in the Hudson is Elijah Twain, writer and steamboat … Continue reading

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My Books for 2011

I keep track of the books I read in a Book Notes organizer that I bought from Quality Paperback Book Club back in 1987. I write down the title, author, and date I finish each book. This year was a … Continue reading

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Review: MARK TWAIN: WORDS & MUSIC

Mark Twain: Word & Music is the most captivating listening experience I’ve had in a long, long time. This new 2-CD set is a benefit for The Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum in Hannibal, Missouri and features musical and … Continue reading

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Mark Twain Is Right, Again!

Maybe no one will mind if Mark Twain leads off this blog post: “Reader, suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself. Simply suppose you were a member of Congress. And … Continue reading

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Skype-ing with Mark Twain

I’m always looking for new, motivational ways to present the good ol’ American literature canon, so this year as Huck Finn-time rolled around, I had the idea of finding an engaging Mark Twain scholar who might agree to do a … Continue reading

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