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RTE Irish Radio Interview, 4 August 2008

Monday, July 28th, 2008 Posted in Events | No Comments »

I will be interviewed live in RTE Irish Radio on 4 August 2008 at 11:30am local time.  Also check out the Irish Times book review of House of Wits at http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/weekend/2008/0726/1216917585422.html.

In the Palazzo Barbaro, Venice, 1882

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2008 Posted in Magic Lantern | No Comments »

"William went to lunch at the home of his wealthy friends Daniel Sargent Curtis and Ariana Randolph Wormeley Curtis at the Palazzo Barbaro--in one of two adjacent palaces that shared this name, one medieval and one baroque, fronting the wide, ...

The Young Alice James Keeps Quiet at Dinner

Friday, July 18th, 2008 Posted in Meet the Jameses | No Comments »

"Edward Emerson [son of Ralph Waldo Emerson] visited in Newport in 1860 and 1861, witnessing the congenial battlefield that was the James household, particularly since all four boys had reached their teens.  It daunted even Emerson's son to stay, as ...

Portsmouth, New Hampshire Bookstore Appearance, 11 August 2008

Friday, July 18th, 2008 Posted in Events | No Comments »

I will be appearing at the RiverRun Bookstore in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, on August 11, time tba.

Houston, Texas Area Radio Interview, 21 July 2008

Friday, July 18th, 2008 Posted in Events | No Comments »

I will be talking to Jone Devlin on KPFT Houston on July 21 at 9:30pm local time.

Madison, Wisconsin Area Radio Interview, 20 July 2008

Friday, July 18th, 2008 Posted in Events | No Comments »

Stephanie Woods will be interviewing me on "Sundays with Stephanie" on WTDY-AM (1670) in Madison at 12:10pm local time.

Henry James Jr.’s Injury Keeps Him Out of the Civil War

Thursday, July 10th, 2008 Posted in Meet the Jameses | No Comments »

"In the middle of the night on April 17, 1861, with 'the smoke of Charleston bay still acrid in the air,' Harry, perhaps stimulated by the atmosphere of excitement, pitched in with a crowd of young men who were fighting ...

Boston Area Radio Reading, 15 July 2008

Thursday, July 10th, 2008 Posted in Events | No Comments »

I will be reading from the book and talking to Leslie Lombino on "Words and Music," WFMO, Medford, Massachusetts, on Tuesday, July 15, at 7pm local time.

Hudson Valley Radio Interview, 13 July 2008

Thursday, July 10th, 2008 Posted in Events | No Comments »

I will be appearing on "Roundtable" at WDST, Woodstock, NY, on Sunday, July 13, at 8:05am local time.

Teenage William James Defends the U.S.A.

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2008 Posted in Meet the Jameses | No Comments »

"William looked at the high corniced houses and great parks of the world's largest city with a more jaundiced eye--the eye of a sardonic, assertive adolescent and a partisan of New York.  London, he calculated in a letter to a ...