This week’s reading from my novel, White Rock, is set in a very notorious location, the cold and impersonal twelve-story edifice of Bobst Library at NYU. I don’t want to give away any spoilers by commenting on or explaining the reason for the building’s reputation, so I’ll let the information disclose itself. But believe me, it’s well worth the wait.
This is the beginning of a series to introduce you all to elements of my novel, White Rock, in hopes that it will spark your interest and quell your anxiety, if only for a few moments. I will be reciting passages from the book with some light audio sweetening to give the excerpts more of a theatre-of-the-mind feel. This is the first one out of the gate, so please be kind and excuse any inconsistencies in the video and audio files.
The word ‘History’ is defined at Dictionary.com as: A continuous, systematic narrative of past events as relating to a particular people, country, period, person, etc., usually written as a chronological account: chronicle.” It is the account of past events that unveil what has transpired up until now, ‘now’ being defined as “at the present time […]
The year was 1977. Jimmy Carter was the sitting president of the United States. It was the year the original Star Wars movie opened in theaters, a film that was soon to change the landscape of celluloid entertainment forever. The first Apple II computers went on sale to the public, the harbingers of a technical […]
Civilization has its inherent problems. With the responsibility of providing food, water, lodging, electricity, and social services for hundreds of thousands of individuals who inhabit any large metropolis, come the liabilities of controlling and maintaining such a delicate infrastructure. With all those moving parts, something somewhere at some point is going to break. This last […]