The Jodhpur Slippers

Heinrich Zimmer wrote an interesting psychological interpretation of the classic fable, “Abu Kasem’s Slippers,” collected in his book The King and the Corpse. In that tale, the successful businessm


Who you gonna Call? Brianna Wu

CLICK image to Watch Election Eve Campaign Video for Brianna Wu It’s almost primary election day here in Massachusetts, and voters in the urban 8th Congressional District, have a unique choice in t


Time Travel in Paris

Painting (c) Todd Schorr Lisa Goldstein’s first novel, The Red Magician, won the National Book Award in 1983, in the category for “original paperback novel.” Strangely that is the only year that ca