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Writer to Writer: David Mamet

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As a writer, David Mamet has done it all, making him one of the most acclaimed, and eclectic writers of our time. He’s published poetry, essays, and novels. As a playwright, he has won a Pulitzer Prize and received Tony nominations. He’s written and directed feature films and screenplays for television. He created, produced and frequently wrote for the television series The Unit. I just finished reading his latest work, Three War Stories, a trio of novellas to be published November 11, 2013.  I was interested in discussing with David about “Mamet speak,” but was even more curious to know, given his plethora of experience, what effects he thought Hollywood and mass media had on the theatre today. Listen in…

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Live Interview with Rob Delaney: Mother, Wife, Sister, Human, Warrior, Falcon, Yardstick, Turban, Cabbage?

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Welcome to Booktrib’s Live Chat with ROB DELANEY, father, husband, comedian and writer of his debut novel Mother, Wife, Sister, Human, Warrior, Falcon, Yardstick, Turban, Cabbage? He discusses his new book, and the hilarious and heartbreaking true stories inside of them.   Who is that hairy guy in the green Speedo?   He is the author of an endless stream of beautiful, insane jokes on Twitter. He is sober. He is sometimes brave. He speaks French. He loves women with abundant pubic hair and saggy naturals. He has bungee jumped off of the Manhattan Bridge. He enjoys antagonizing political figures. He listens to metal while he works out. He likes to fart. He broke into an abandoned mental hospital with his…

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