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Audience of Twelve
by Jason Stoneking (Goodreads Author)
In Jason Stoneking’s previous book, Audience of One, he explored the freedoms and constraints of imposed subject matter by writing a group of essays in response to titles supplied by artist Markus Hansen. In this follow up, he has invited a dozen of his friends, lovers, colleagues and cohorts to pose him new challenges. These twelve audience members were each asked to ...more
Paperback, First Edition, 312 pages
Published June 28th 2012 by Happy House Books
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Once again, in his follow up to his book Audience of One, Stoneking presents life as he sees it. And it is an interesting life indeed! Stoneking is an American who lives in Paris France with his beautiful artist partner Leslie. Stoneking is a breath of fresh air in a world of people who are afraid to live their dreams and their lives the way they actually want to live them. In his second work, Stoneking sticks to the genre of reality writing. Jason Stoneking is a brave and honest writer. He ...more
As a teacher of the English language in the penultimate country that reads, it certainly is a challenge to have my students read anything at all. What they're given in class-- short stories by writers such as Emily Dickinson, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Charles Dickens etc.-- causes them much frustration; they cannot seem to connect. These are not literature students; many of them are really just looking to learn Business English. The idea isn't to torture them, but to expand their vocabulary and to ...more