Rick Bass is a prolific writer of essays, short stories, and long form fiction, many of them about nature and his adopted home in the Yaak Valley. Rick is also an outspoken environmental activist. His most recent book is called, "The Traveling Feast: On the Road and at the Table with My Heroes."
It goes without saying that 2020 was a weird year for all of us but in many ways, it allowed me the time to read a lot more than I have in most years previously. The launch of The Deckle Edge Podcast helped too, as I try and read everything I can the author has … Continue reading 2020 Books Read in Review
Joshua A. Klein is editor-in-chief of Mortise & Tenon Magazine. He has been selected for the Early American Life Directory of Traditional American Crafts from 2015-2020 for his authentic approach to period furniture making, and has presented about historic craftsmanship at museums around the United States. He has written articles for Popular Woodworking and American Period Furniture, and is … Continue reading Joshua Klein
In a 2009 interview with The Times of London, Lloyd Blankfein, then CEO of Goldman Sachs, made a quip about bankers “just doing God’s work.” Inevitably, his comments were widely mocked. This was too much from the head of a firm a 2010 Rolling Stone article referred to as “a great vampire squid wrapped around … Continue reading The Wisdom of Finance: Discovering Humanity in the World of Risk and Return by Mihir A. Desai
Roger is the #1 Bestselling author and illustrator of five books including, The Painting Table, My Favorite Color is Blue. Sometimes., and the upcoming Faces: A Love Story. Following the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT, Roger had the privilege of painting with children who witnessed this tragic event. The experience profoundly affected him and … Continue reading Roger Hutchison
A review of "The Traveling Feast" by Rick Bass.
An interview with Chris Dombrowski, author of three books of poetry and the memoir, "Body of Water: A Sage, A Seeker, and the World's Most Alluring Fish."
A review of "Ella Minnow Pea: A Novel in Letters" by Mark Dunn.
A review of "The Blue Horse: A Novella" by Rick Bass.
Dr. Khawaja Azimuddin is a gastro-intestinal surgeon in Houston, TX. When he was a young boy, Dr. Azimuddin along with his family was incarcerated in a refugee/civilian prisoner of war camp for two years following the India-Pakistan War of 1971. After almost fifty years he is finally telling his story though his book, The Boy Refugee: A Memoir From a Long-Forgotten War. In this episode, the shares his life and experiences.