The Things We Remember

At long last, publication date. Years of work, the kernel of an idea, planning and plotting, characters who chose me more than I them, ideas that would not let go. How did it begin? What loosed this train in my mind, barreling down the track, destination unknown? All...

Quasimodo and Physician Burnout

The publicity campaign for the release of The Atheist and the Parrotfish will kick off in a few short weeks, but before it does, I wanted to call your attention to an article I wrote some years ago about physician burnout for the widely viewed blog Kevin MD, with my...
Early Book Review of A & P

Early Book Review of A & P

Here is a link to a way-too-early book review of The Atheist and the Parrotfish.   From the web site of US Reviews: “Sometimes reviewers apply a RECOMMENDED rating to outstanding books…the recommended rating is used less than 10-20% of the...

Welcome!

Hello again, and welcome to my new website! It has been quite a while since my last post because, well, it took a long time to finish my next novel. But I finally have and I wanted to share the news. The Atheist and the Parrotfish is due for publication in May of...

The Benefits of Literary Fiction

The Benefits of Literary Fiction The genre I write in is literary fiction, which appears to be unique in its ability to affect human behavior. I have previously written about a biologic basis for empathy. Now researchers have demonstrated that reading literary fiction...