Tag Archives: US

Traveling Back to East Texas in the 1960s

This summer I moved to Houston to take a job teaching in the psychology department of Lamar University, which is located 100 miles east, in the heart of East Texas. East Texas is a place you have to learn to … Continue reading

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From Arizona to India (and Pakistan, which is where I’m counting it)

Two more updates, one quick and one more substantial. I visited AZ with a detective dog to fill my Q author slot, and then finally got to indulge my Rushdie addiction and get around to probably his most heralded book. … Continue reading

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Hopping Back and Forth Between the Dominican Republic and the States

I experienced a little culture shock this week, switching from the England of the Tudors to the streets of Patterson, NJ and the Dominican Republic with the stories of Junot Diaz. I think it was a more extreme jump than … Continue reading

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