Q&A with Eric Smith, author of Textual Healing

Eric Smith, author of Textual Healing – about a once-famous author who finds his former bestselling book in the sale bins of Barnes and Noble – talks about his book, John Cusack, and sugar gliders.

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“The kind that stays with you, a clever line in a movie, a well-written anecdote in a book, a quip in a poem, and finally, finally I had a punch-line, a point, a meaning to the rambling.” – Thoughts on Textual Healing by Eric Smith

I tend to shy away from funny-romantic stories when it comes to books, mainly because the cookie-cutter formulas are getting rusty overtime: boy (or girl) with a crisis meets and falls in love with a girl (or boy) who becomes an inspiration for self-improvement, evil ex (or mother, or boss, or obsessed stalker) comes in … Continue reading

“Worst Places to Die: On a toilet in a Barnes and Noble, reading this book.” – Thoughts on Your Wildest Dreams, Within Reason by Mike Sacks

There’s something about reading award-winning books and novels on the 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die list that makes me want to read really loony books in-between. Well, not really – maybe I’m just looking for an excuse to pick up and read Mike Sacks’ Your Wildest Dreams, Within Reason.