May 2016 be as rich in vitality as the hues herein. One of my grandfather’s Italy pastels.
As I anticipate Star Wars: The Force Awakens, I’ve been thinking about the role of visual design in telling the Star Wars saga. Specifically, the moral and psychological symbolism of certain […]
I was watching the film The Sound of Music the other night and it got me thinking, as I always do, about the role of Nazism in the plot. The […]
The John Dos Passos Society invites papers for its second biennial conference, June 2-4, 2016, in Madrid, Spain. Any topic relative to Dos Passos is welcome. Please send an abstract […]
Of late, I’ve had more time to work on my film music book manuscript. I’m now on chapter 33, which explores the wonders of Joe Hisaishi‘s score for Porco Rosso […]
I’m sharing this post from www.johndospassos.com. I’m thinking a lot this weekend about cultural diplomacy and the role that literature can play in uniting diverse peoples around the world. In […]
Christine Platt Patrick is a wise, powerful new voice in American fiction. The Truth About Awiti is her debut novel. She is currently at work on her second book. I […]
For a while, I’ve planned a photo shoot in Old Town, Alexandria to capture the fall colors. I finally visited Old Town, but I’m afraid I was late to the […]
Happy Halloween from the Dos Passos-Coggin family (Including Sally Bell, the beagle).
I would love to see a commercial album of professional dramatic readings of John Dos Passos–especially self-contained passages in the USA trilogy like the biographies. I tried my hand at […]