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Laughs Abound

Eleven year old Jeff Greenaway is in love and on the loose in Manhattan circa 1962.
This book will crack you up.
For adults.

Sheer antic delight” — Remsen Pilchard


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JHK’s novella about a boy in New York in the 1960s. Paperback – $8.00 E-book – $2.99 Click to Buy

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JHK’s lost classic now reprinted as an e-book
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Archive | December, 2010

The Moment of Convulsion

     A little ways off the curb on the Boulevard Henry IV here in Paris, you can see the memory of the Bastille outlined by a course of masonry in the pavement, in particular one of the bulbous towers
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And To All a Good Night

     At this time of year, who can fail to understand the wish to forget all the woes and fiascos of our time, and to retreat into the cozy firelit nooks of Christmas, where a pint or so of

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KunstlerCast #138: A Christmas Orphan

A Big City Boy Escapes to Small-town Vermont

Released: Dec. 16, 2010

James Howard Kunstler discusses and reads from his novella, A Christmas Orphan — the story of a young boy from the big city who runs away on Christmas …

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The Revolutionary Moment

     I overheard a conversation between two employees over at the Price Chopper supermarket last week. (The Price Chopper logo is a picture of a Mercury dime with an ax cleaving into Mercury’s head; in other words, …
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KunstlerCast #137: Berkeley, San Fran, Pasadena & Santa Monica

JHK Rolls Through Compton

Released: Dec. 9, 2010

JHK shares his thoughts about visiting the San Francisco Bay Area and the greater LA region. He includes of traveling across LA “on the surface” including a tour to Compton, the legendary …

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The Jobs Picture

      The clarion cries of “recovery” cut painfully through the crisp pre-Christmas air while the now-perpetually unemployed huddle in their tents around the Sacramento delta, and the state AGs slug it out with the foreclosure goons, and not a …
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KunstlerCast #136: Perth, Australia

A Very Livable City…for Now

Released: Dec. 2, 2010

James Howard Kunstler reports on his recent trip to Perth, Australia. He joins host Duncan Crary by telephone during a long layover at the LAX airport on the return trip. Kunstler …

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