Ellen Birkett Morris

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Nights I Dreamed of Hubert Humphrey

Empathy and Imagination Help Stories Shine

May 31, 2013 6:07 pm Published by Comments Off on Empathy and Imagination Help Stories Shine

In his latest collection of short stories, Nights I Dreamed of Hubert Humphrey (Outpost 19 Books), author Daniel Mueller presents an array of misfits and outsiders looking for love and their place in the world. From the new kid who hangs out with the neighborhood sociopath to the boy who finds love with a registered sex offender and dreams of Hubert Humphrey, Mueller offers an insightful, open-hearted look at some very interesting characters.


Nathaniel Rich Crafts a Novel for the Age of Anxiety

April 26, 2013 12:00 am Published by Comments Off on Nathaniel Rich Crafts a Novel for the Age of Anxiety

Every now and then a novel comes along that completely captures the tone and tenor of our times. Odds Against Tomorrow by Nathaniel Rich is that novel, a story that captures the physical and psychological implications of living in a time marked by catastrophe and terrorism.


Janet Groth: An Insider’s Look at The New Yorker

September 27, 2012 12:00 am Published by Comments Off on Janet Groth: An Insider’s Look at The New Yorker

In her memoir, The Receptionist, Janet Groth gives us an insider’s look at the hallowed halls of The New Yorker and takes us on her journey of self-discovery as she navigates the changing times and finds the person she was always looking for, herself.