Robert Steven Williams

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Fiction writer. Singer/songwriter. Storyteller.

Inspired by a 1996 New Yorker article by the esteemed Westport writer, Barbra Probst Solomon, who first connected the Gatsby dots to Westport, Deej Webb and myself picked up Barbara’s baton because her piece was ignored by the Fitzgerald scholars. Besides writing numerous books and essays, Barbara had also started a literary magazine with her good friends Saul Bellow and Norman Mailer, and yet...

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My Year as a Clown: A Novel

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My Year as a Clown

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Alexander Hamilton
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The Great Gatsby
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Robert Williams Robert Williams said: " I'm raising money to make a film about Westport, CT's impact on the writing of Gatsby. F. Scott and Zelda lived in Westport for four months in 1920. The town, the people, the mansions, they all influenced the ideas that ended up in Gatsby--at least t ...more "

 
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Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights by Salman Rushdie
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Loved the concept of this book and of course I'm a Rushdie fan, but at first I was feeling inadequate due to all the literary and historical references, and not knowing what was what. Once we got through all of that and we settled into the story, I u ...more
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Time and Time Again by Ben Elton
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I came upon Elton when I lived in the UK. Huge Black Adder fan. Loved the idea of this story, but somewhere along the way, it stumbled, but I'm glad I made it through. Not a great book, but the sort of book for the beach.
Your Heart Is a Muscle the Size of a Fist by Sunil Yapa
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Your Heart Is a Muscle the Size of a Fist by Sunil Yapa
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I lost my way with novels last year and kicked off 2016 with this snapshot of the WTO Seattle protest back in 1999. Well written, and yet not pretentious. I'm going out on a limb here and saying this book will make the best of the year lists. Great c ...more
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My Year as a Clown by Robert Steven Williams
" Thanks for taking the time to read my book. I really appreciate it.

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My Year as a Clown by Robert Steven Williams
"At first glimpse, some readers may mistake My Year As a Clown as a book that would appeal to men only. Let me reassure you, that is far from true! Sure, there is some football in it but as a symbol of loyalty and commitment.

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