Wine and Words: A Premiere Party for ‘From A Distance’ Luxe Interiors — Thursday, Sept. 28 at 7 p.m. Iowa City author Larry Baker’s latest book, ‘From a Distance,’ is out this week from Ice Cube Press. To celebrate, a […]
I have perfect vision and low blood pressure, assets that make me a great shot. I can sit on the dock that slopes away from my house and finish a box of… […]
This is a story about when I realized that I was going to die. No matter how rich or powerful, no matter how good looking I was, how pretty my wife or children were, no matter what, I was going […]
On Dec. 7, Harry Chapin would have been seventy years old. He died in 1981, so why remember him now? One could make the case that the early death of any artist is tragic. How much was left uncreated? In […]
Read an excerpt from Larry Baker’s new book, Love and Other Delusions and his interview with Yale Cohn. […]
I’m a fiction writer, but I’m not a very good creative writer. Like a lot of writers, I steal shamelessly from my own life and change the names to protect…well, probably my marriage. Thinking about how to write a bizarre but true story, I have another handicap. The really bizarre stuff happened when I was MUCH younger, and most often my consciousness then was, politely phrased, altered..