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Michael Gruber

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Michael Gruber is an author living in Seattle, Washington. He attended Columbia University and received his Ph.D. in biology from the University of Miami. He worked as a cook, a marine biologist, a speech writer, a policy advisor for the Jimmy Carter White House, and a bureaucrat for the EPA before becoming a novelist.

He is generally acknowledged to be the ghostwriter of the popular Robert K. Tanenbaum series of Butch Karp novels starting with No Lesser Plea and ending with Resolved. After the partnership with Tanenbaum ended, Gruber began publishing his own novels under William Morrow and HarperCollins.

Gruber's "Jimmy Paz" trilogy, while critically acclaimed, did not sell at the same levels as the Butch Karp series in the United States. Th
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It is by now a commonplace that we are in an epistemic crisis in America, the result of the siloing of the news, so that a big chunk of the country lives in an entirely different reality from the one inhabited by The Rachel Maddow Show on one hand and Sean Hannity’s show on the other.  No possible talking-heads-and-host show can change this, and the crisis might very well doom democracy here. The

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“It's part of what we call the Shadow, all the dark parts of us we can't face. It's the thing that, if we don't deal with it, eventually poisons our lives.”
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“As a matter of fact I had a terribly traumatic childhood. But afterward I sort of reraised myself.”
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“Professors go batty too, perhaps more often than other people, although owing to their profession, their madness is less often remarked. ”
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 Linda (Miss Greedybooks) Please, I NEED another book like "The Witch's Boy" I LOVED it!


 Linda (Miss Greedybooks) Thank you for accepting my friend invite, I love your books - especially I enjoyed The Witch's Son, anything else like that coming out?


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