Tag Archives: Isham Cook

I went too far out – a novelist’s apology to his readers

“Fish that you were. I am sorry that I went too far out. I ruined us both.”  (Santiago, The Old Man and the Sea)  A reader recently asked… “Loved Yang Shen, have both editions. When will James Lande’s next book … Continue reading

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New review of Yang Shen at Amazon, and Q&A at Isham Cook

We are pleased to announce a new review of Yang Shen called “The Taiping Up Close” just posted on the Yang Shen Amazon page by the accomplished essayist, novelist and literary critic David Cahill (author of Lust and Philosophy, The Exact … Continue reading

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James Lande invites readers to Goodreads Ask the Author

We are pleased to announce our participation in the Goodreads Ask the Author forum, a place where “readers can ask questions and receive answers from their favorite authors.” We have for some time been following several writers at Ask the … Continue reading

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Questioning China’s “5,000 years” master trope (repost from Isham Cook)

“Isham Cook” is a blog we have started following – Isham is the pen name of an American writer based in China for seventeen years, a former teacher of literature and an essayist with catholic interests in a wide variety of subjects. Isham writes “by ‘essay’ I … Continue reading

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