All posts tagged “books

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Say I Love You and Mean It

Please join us for the latest episode of The Agency Podcast. Listen right here or look for us in all the good podcast places (except Spotify…..we’re no longer on Spotify). This week: Everything Everywhere All at OnceAll the Old KnivesJuliaTokyo Vice….and lots more conversation Email… Read More

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Looking for a good read?

The Agency Reading List is slowly growing. As books come up during The Agency Podcast, I’ve been adding them. Looking for an engaging read? Check out the list. Or, if you’re in Long Branch, in the SW corner of Toronto, stop by the 27th Street… Read More

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American Splendor

I never imagined I would find myself writing a graphic novel. After all, I was never really into comics as a kid nor did I get excited by more literary comic book efforts as an adult. It wasn’t until Jacob Yerex read my little book,… Read More

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Yeshiva Girl

I don’t have any kind of plan as to the books I read. I come to them or they come to me in all kinds of different ways. I like it that way. I read Yeshiva Girl by Rachel Mankowitz because I’ve followed Rachel’s blog,… Read More

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The Star-maker Machinery

I just read Tommy James’ 2010 autobiography, Me, the Mob and the Music. You remember Tommy James, right? Lots of big hits. Hanky Panky. Crimson and Clover. Mony Mony. Catchy pop tunes. They don’t really interest me much, but his story is fascinating. Tommy James… Read More

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The Mayor of MacDougal Street

The cover of my copy of Dave Van Ronk’s memoirs, The Mayor of MacDougal Street, proclaims: “The life story that inspired the Coen Brothers Movie Inside Llewyn Davis”. That wasn’t enough to stop me from reading the book. Sure, Inside Llewyn Davis was an OK… Read More