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I'm the author of the novel A Floating Life as well as The Secret Life of Money and a dozen other nonfiction books, chiefly on the business lives of artists and writers. My stories and articles have appeared in such venues as Art in America, The Café Irreal, Confrontation, Communication Arts, Family Circle, Glamour, Guernica, The Nation, and Writer's Digest.

I am the founder and publisher of Allworth Press in New York City.

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A Floating Life

3.50 avg rating — 78 ratings — published 2012 — 4 editions
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Business and Legal Forms fo...

3.83 avg rating — 89 ratings — published 1991 — 7 editions
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Starting Your Career as a F...

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Legal Guide for the Visual ...

3.98 avg rating — 65 ratings — published 1977 — 8 editions
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3.68 avg rating — 22 ratings — published 2005 — 4 editions
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Bettyville by George Hodgman
"Evidently it's taken me nearly two weeks to sit down to review this memoir here on Goodreads. I know it will not be a standard book review. The minute I finished reading 'Bettyville', I saw Adrienne Brodeur's name in the acknowledgments and sent her " Read more of this review »
The Alienist by Caleb Carr
" I certainly agree with these observations. It was difficult to understand how a novel with thin characterization, a mechanical plot, pacing problemss, ...more "
ねじまき鳥クロニクル (第1部) 泥棒かささぎ編 by Haruki Murakami
"Most of Murakami books were published as multi volume epic novels in original Japanese editions. I have not read Windup Bird Chronicle since it first came out in 1994. Actually, I had never finished it because I had to stop after traumatic skinning s" Read more of this review »
Convenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murata
" Thanks for the review. I enjoyed this novel too. It offers another point of view about what is meaningful. The author gave a reading at the Japan Soci ...more "
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Must I Weep for the Dancing Bear, and Other Stories by Louis Phillips
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These stories, many of which originally appeared in literary journals, reprise the experience of being young in the south of the 1950s and 1960s. Phillips is a masterful spinner of stories that develop fully fleshed characters with the capacity to su ...more
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Blood in the Water by Heather Ann Thompson
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I saw the carnage at Attica prison as a National Guardsman whose unit did medical evacuations. Blood in the Water reveals in depth the racism, political ambition, incompetence, and disregard for human life that made Attica a landscape of disaster and ...more
Writing Toward Wholeness by Susan M. Tiberghien
"A little book loaded with subtance and clarity. I think for a person hoping to gain an initial understanding of CG Jung, this is an excellent primer -- especially if that person's a writer. It is logically organized, well researched, and plainly pres" Read more of this review »
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The Trojan War by Barry S. Strauss
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