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Paul Madonna is an award-winning artist and writer. He is the creator of the series All Over Coffee, which ran in the San Francisco Chronicle for twelve years, and the author of four books,  All Over Coffee Everything is its own reward On to the Next Dream , and  Close Enough for the Angels . His drawings and stories have appeared internationally in numerous publications such as the Believer and zyzzyva, as well as in galleries and museums, including the Oakland Museum of California, the San Francisco Contemporary Jewish Museum, and an upcoming solo exhibition at San Francisco's Legion of Honor. His work has been made into murals, printed onto chocolates, dresses, and hats. Paul holds a BFA from Carnegie Mellon University and was the ...more

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All Over Coffee

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Everything is Its Own Rewar...

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On to the Next Dream

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Close Enough for the Angels

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Heather, the Totality by Matthew Weiner
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Concise and taut, I read this book in a day, practically straight through. Weiner’s skills as a storyteller shine here, proving it’s not the medium, but the talent.
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I set a goal to read detective and police procedurals from as many regions as possible. This one, the cover would have turned me off immediately—it’s crime’s version of a romance cover—but I found reviews listing this series as a solid contemporary c ...more
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“We tear ourselves inside out for something the world may love, then base our worth on that.”
Paul Madonna, All Over Coffee

“I don’t get superheroes,” she says,
“if you could see through everything
you’d see nothing at all.”
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“We sit restless, on a fickle edge always looking for something new yet wary of anything different.”
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