Monthly Archives: September 2011

Winning the battle of wills

‘Dirty’ Diana Prazak, a relative newcomer to boxing, battled, not just the seasoned Canadian world champion Lindsay Garbatt, but waves of self doubt as she entered the ring last night (Saturday September 24) to fight and win the Women’s International … Continue reading

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He ain’t heavy…well, actually he is

They call him Blimp, although his real name is Delen Parsley. Gleason’s regulars will know him for his operatic voice projection, glinting gold teeth that flash every time he breaks into a smile and, well, his enormous size. The dude … Continue reading

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Making history

It’s going to be a pretty strange day in New York on Sunday. But if you feel like an antidote to the heaviness of reliving 9/11, it might be a good time to come to Book Court in Brooklyn to … Continue reading

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Sex and violence

Tonight (Thursday September 8) at the Sidewalk Cafe in the East Village in New York I’ll be appearing with Francis Levy, somewhat of a New York legend, and the author of Seven Days in Rio, his latest novel, which somehow … Continue reading

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Stranger than fiction

My feet have hardly touched the ground here in the United States and already I have tales to tell. That’s why this country is the most glorious hunting ground for writers of non-fiction. Although I have written short stories and … Continue reading

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