Reckoning: Race War Comes To America

I have long feared the US will be pushed into the horrors of race war. For more than ten years, I have worked on a novel dramatizing the grim theme of color-blind individualism versus racism. It is done. Its title is “Reckoning.” I have found a publisher,...
Great novels I’m Re-Reading: Bronte & Hemingway

Great novels I’m Re-Reading: Bronte & Hemingway

Thinking about the great novels I’m re-reading. Over the past few months, I have re-read and savored many classic novels—“The Scarlet Letter,” “Pride and Prejudice,” “The Old Man And The Sea”, “1984,” “A Tale of Two Cities,” and others. One of those others knocked me...
Read an excerpt from A Dearth of Eagles

Read an excerpt from A Dearth of Eagles

Click here to read an excerpt from A Dearth of Eagles over at The New Romanticist. A Dearth of Eagles is about a Bulgarian emigre in NYC in 1988, a writer, who simultaneously battles the Bulgarian secret police to smuggle dissidents to freedom from behind the Iron...