Apologies for going off topic - I'm in search of a copy of the play Colonel Sanders. I had one years ago in a public domain version, but somehow lost it in technology hell.
On Apr 28, 2014, at 5:04 PM, Arianne wrote:
> Dear John. (it was so much fun to say that.)
> Thanks for information AND links to your own book and interviews. You and
> Tarnoff must be about the same age since 2007 figures in both of your
> biographies. You both have written about the exact period I'm most
> interested in so THANKS for your research and insights.
> Arianne Laidlaw
> On Mon, Apr 28, 2014 at 11:25 AM, John H. Muller <
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>> Tarnoff was on C-Span's Book TV this weekend. He was speaking at City Light
>> John Muller, 30
>> author of *Mark Twain in Washington, D.C.: The Adventures of a Capital
>> On Sun, Apr 27, 2014 at 4:26 PM, Arianne <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>> Sacramento was almost his last stop on a book tour and I'm glad
>>> I was able to see and hear him here . He read a section of his book,
>>> Bohemians: Mark Twain and the San Francisco Writers Who Reinvented
>>> Literature," which made me and my friends believe he should do the
>>> for an audiobook. Wonderful voice and fascinating material. He fielded
>>> the many questions with ease and charmed all who stood in line to get
>>> books signed. (I saw one lady walk away with FIVE of them. For
>>> she said.) I was able to pass on a message about fact that the San
>>> Francisco Library bought 27 of them to cover all the branches. That
>>> pleased him because he's spent a lot of time in those libraries. I also
>>> gave him the address if he'd like to join The Mark Twain Forum..
>>> If you missed seeing Ben Tarnoff's presentation anywhere, you can get an
>>> idea of what it was like by visiting his website at:
>>> There is a short video with a marvelous selection of photos plus a sample
>>> of his reading from the book. I also enjoyed that the website
>>> a summary of the great reviews his book has received.
>>> The Sacramento Bee had published an interview with him so the occasion
>>> was well attended, but I noticed a curious fact. Almost everybody in the
>>> audience was a senior citizen. This makes me wonder, is Mark Twain
>>> accumulating any YOUNG fans? I hope so.
>>> Thought you might want to hear about it.
>>> Arianne Laidlaw
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