- Location(s): The Black Country
- Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs
- Era(s): 20th century
In 1975, a gangly black 16-year-old from Dudley, decked out in floppy bow tie and Frank Spencer beret, appeared on our TV screens for the first time. So began the transformation from apprentice factory worker to future national treasure...
- Location(s): Venice Beach (LA)
- Genre(s): Fiction
- Era(s): mid-1960s and on
Venice, California, 1965–Albert Zay, nineteen years old, has moved to Venice from the San Fernando Valley to pursue a penchant for drawing and watercolors, day job enlisted for reasons of necessity. In a mixture of circumstances that embrace a...
- Location(s): New England
- Genre(s): Fiction, Humour
- Era(s): Modern
Every summer, a once-sort-of-famous cartoonist named Rich Fischer leaves his wife and two kids behind to teach a class at a week-long arts conference in a charming New England beachside town. It’s a place where drum circles happen on...