By Nick Taylor
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About this blog: This blog is a place for conversation about books. I post reviews of what I'm reading--lots of contemporary fiction, but also classics and the occasional work of narrative nonfiction. I am always looking for new books to read, so ... (More)
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Looking for the Humor Code
Jun 22, 2014 3:10 pm
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This fall, at San Jose State, I will be teaching a seminar on American humor writing. It's the first time my department has offered this course, so I have to construct... More
How's the Book Doing???
May 28, 2014 1:19 pm
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I have plenty of writer friends, but I live on the Peninsula, so most of my daily interactions are with Silicon Valley people: engineers, managers, marketers, financiers...... More
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