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The Tennis Bubble By Richard Bonte
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This is the story of a talented tennis player and that of the many tennis families who make the annual trek from wherever in the world they stem from to the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy in... More > Bradenton, Florida. This is not the story of an already known quantity—a Roger Federer, Pete Sampras, Bjorn Borg or Andre Agassi—this is the story of an ordinary budding tennis hopeful and her very supportive family who has always assigned too much importance to tennis. This is the story of an adolescent girl with all the tools to become a first-class professional tennis player. This is the story of devastating serves, rifle-crack forehands, pin-point passing shots and Andre Agassi–like angles that pull the opponent right off the court; of serenity and courage in the face of cheating and frustration. In brief, this is a very normal story for all you hopefuls out there—both players and their families—and an idea of what it takes from all concerned to try and build a champion.< Less
MEMORIAL DAY DIARY: 1970-2010 By Richard Grayson
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How does a person change over forty years? Suppose someone kept a diary every day starting when he was an 18-year-old college freshman and continued beyond four decades until he was approaching age... More > 60? Richard Grayson – author of numerous books of short fiction, humorist, college professor, lawyer, journalist, congressional candidate and obsessive-compulsive diarist – compiled such a record of his life: thoughts, actions, events, mundane details and reactions to the world. Here are his diary entries for every Memorial Day – the last Monday in May – from 1970 to 2010.< Less
MEMORIAL DAY DIARY: 1970-2010 By Richard Grayson
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How does a person change over forty years? Suppose someone kept a diary every day starting when he was an 18-year-old college freshman and continued beyond four decades until he was approaching age... More > 60? Richard Grayson – author of numerous books of short fiction, humorist, college professor, lawyer, journalist, congressional candidate and obsessive-compulsive diarist – compiled such a record of his life: thoughts, actions, events, mundane details and reactions to the world. Here are his diary entries for every Memorial Day – the last Monday in May – from 1970 to 2010.< Less
Heat of the Moment By Richard Grayson
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In HEAT OF THE MOMENT, originally published in the webzine The Quarterly Staple and named by StorySouth's Million Writers Award one of the Notable Stories of 2005, Richard Grayson introduces two... More > mismatched friends who meet after a 1969 Far Rockaway High School production of Cole Porter's "Anything Goes" and then takes them through four decades of hot times in Spain, New York City, Florida, Southern California and the Arizona desert. “Wherever Grayson casts his gaze, he manages to isolate panoramas of city and small town life in America from the 60s to the present.” – American Book Review< Less
Dr. Patel's Planets By Richard Grayson
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DR. PATEL'S PLANETS collects nine of Richard Grayson's most affecting stories. Originally published in literary magazines and webzines between 1975 and 2006, the narratives in DR. PATEL'S PLANETS... More > feature such diverse characters as alienated teenagers flirting in the 1970s, a middle-aged gay teacher with prostate cancer, denizens of computer labs and flea markets in 1980s South Florida, a college student finding love in a pre-Katrina New Orleans supermarket, an Indian-American physician on the lookout for extra-solar worlds, and a cuddly Vietnamese pig waiting for a law professor.< Less
Dr. Patel's Planets By Richard Grayson
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DR. PATEL'S PLANETS collects nine of Richard Grayson's most affecting stories. Originally published in literary magazines and webzines between 1975 and 2006, the narratives in DR. PATEL'S PLANETS... More > feature such diverse characters as alienated teenagers flirting in the 1970s, a middle-aged gay teacher with prostate cancer, denizens of computer labs and flea markets in 1980s South Florida, a college student finding love in a pre-Katrina New Orleans supermarket, an Indian-American physician on the lookout for extra-solar worlds, and a cuddly Vietnamese pig waiting for a law professor.< Less
Heat of the Moment By Richard Grayson
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In HEAT OF THE MOMENT, originally published in the webzine The Quarterly Staple and named by StorySouth's Million Writers Award one of the Notable Stories of 2005, Richard Grayson introduces two... More > mismatched friends who meet after a 1969 Far Rockaway High School production of Cole Porter's "Anything Goes" and then takes them through four decades of hot times in Spain, New York City, Florida, Southern California and the Arizona desert. “Wherever Grayson casts his gaze, he manages to isolate panoramas of city and small town life in America from the 60s to the present.” – American Book Review< Less
Eighties' End: Autumn By Richard Grayson
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Richard Grayson has been keeping a daily diary compulsively since the summer of 1969, when he was an 18-year-old agoraphobic about to venture out into the world -- or at least the world around him in... More > Brooklyn. In EIGHTIES' END: AUTUMN, Grayson alternates his fall diary entries from 1987, 1988 and 1989, when he is variously spending time with other writers, artists and musicians at the MacDowell Colony in New Hampshire; living on the Upper West Side and serving as a writer-in-residence at the suburban Rockland Center of the Arts under one of the state arts grants he has at the time; with his emotionally troubled grandmother at the beach in Rockaway; and in Florida, training Miami schoolteachers on the use of computers and teaching writing classes at Broward Community College. Grayson is also publishing two books and getting himself into the newspapers as a social activist, demonstrating on Wall Street against leveraged buyouts and at Florida shopping centers against a Halloween mask denigrating to Arabs.< Less
Oh Khrushchev, My Khrushchev By Richard Grayson
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The six stories in OH KHRUSHCHEV, MY KHRUSHCHEV, all previously published in literary magazines from 1978 to 1994, feature baby boomers growing up in the shadow of the Cold War from the Eisenhower... More > era of the 1950s into full yuppiehood during the Reagan revolution of the 1980s and beyond. One boy's crush on Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev, junior high recitations of the poem "Invictus," the reaction of Columbia University students to the 1970 Kent State killings, suicide attempts both failed and successful, endless protest marches, a woman's struggle with computer programming on an old Apple IIc, discreet banks in the Cayman Islands, monthly condo board meetings, screenwriters in the Hollywood Hills, and federal bankruptcy court in the district of Southern Florida -- all of this and more are craftily delineated and diagrammed in Richard Grayson's playful portraits of an American generation coping with constant change.< Less
Oh Khrushchev, My Khrushchev By Richard Grayson
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The six stories in OH KHRUSHCHEV, MY KHRUSHCHEV, all previously published in literary magazines from 1978 to 1994, feature baby boomers growing up in the shadow of the Cold War from the Eisenhower... More > era of the 1950s into full yuppiehood during the Reagan revolution of the 1980s and beyond. One boy's crush on Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev, junior high recitations of the poem "Invictus," the reaction of Columbia University students to the 1970 Kent State killings, suicide attempts both failed and successful, endless protest marches, a woman's struggle with computer programming on an old Apple IIc, discreet banks in the Cayman Islands, monthly condo board meetings, screenwriters in the Hollywood Hills, and federal bankruptcy court in the district of Southern Florida -- all of this and more are craftily delineated and diagrammed in Richard Grayson's playful portraits of an American generation coping with constant change.< Less

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Birth Log Book Birth Log Book By Emily Rumsey
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