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“How I Stayed True to My Family When My Career Took Off” (...)

Aug 3, 2018:   Having reached the overripe age of ninety, I often wonder how my sons truly rate me as a dad. Did my…

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My Salute to English Teachers

Happy #TeacherAppreciationDay! In 1949 when I was twenty-one years old I took a creative writing course at the New School in Manhattan taught by Professor Don M. Wolfe. He had been my freshman English teacher at New York University, where I graduated in 1947, just two months shy of my…

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A Reflection on Hemingway’s Wayward Leopard

“Kilimanjaro is a snow covered mountain 19,710 feet high and is said to be the highest mountain in Africa. Its western summit is called the Masai ‘Ngaje Ngbi’, the House of God. Close to its summit there is the dried and frozen carcass of a leopard. No one has explained what the leopard was…

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My Salute to Librarians

Happy #NationalLibraryWeek! From the moment I entered the hushed, sacred precinct of the Brownsville Children’s Library in Brownsville, Brooklyn, back in the mid-1930s, I have been a passionate advocate of the public library. My most profoundly joyous memory is walking through the crowded, noisy, aroma-filled atmosphere of Sutter Avenue, between rows…

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Warren Adler’s Teafluencer Interview

Harney: First off, tell us a little bit about yourself. Warren: I was born in Brooklyn during the Depression. My father was always unemployed and that’s what really spurred me to take control of my own destiny. I never wanted to be dependent on someone else for my happiness and…

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