Unearthed footage: “Shock & Awe” scene wins Manhattan Monologue Slam (January 2010)

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Why post something that happened three years ago?

In the first place, we never saw this before.

In the second place, actor Garrett Hendricks helped develop “Shock & Awe.” He’s a friend and an excellent artist, and you’ll like what he does with this role.

Thirdly, and most important by far: the problems faced by U.S. veterans returning from deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan continue to weigh heavily on the American spirit.

And what’s being done about it? Not nearly enough.

Damon’s co-author Baiqiao Tang speaks at University of Rochester

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What do a dropped book, a freshman in college, and Tiananmen Square have to do with one another? Evidently, quite a bit. These elements and many more began an unlikely synchonicity when University of Rochester freshman Se Hoon Kim saw … Continued

MSNBC Today calls “Tower Stories” a “Must-read”

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On 9/8/11, Alex Smith and Rick Schindler compiled a list of “Five must-read books about 9/11 and its legacy.” I’m proud to say that my book, Tower Stories: An Oral History of 9/11 was the first book cited. Mr. Smith … Continued

Radio schedule finalized for 9/9/11

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Damon and a guest who survived the destruction of the North Tower at the World Trade Center will join Premiere Radio Networks for a national radio tour scheduled for Friday morning, 9/9/11. Time slots are as follows:

Of “My Two Chinas”: veteran book reviewer says it “must be read.”

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Alan Caruba is a charter member of the National Book Critics Circle and has been reviewing for more than five decades. In his monthly column, Bookviews, Caruba writes about my latest book, “My Two Chinas: The Memoir of a Chinese … Continued

“My Two Chinas”: Canadian reviewer calls it “mesmerizing and important”

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On May 7, 2011, Yvonne Crittenden of the Sudbury Star writes: “This is the story of a very brave man. Baiqiao Tang is one of the best known young Chinese dissidents whose hopes for democracy in China were dashed after … Continued

Radio Free Asia covers “My Two Chinas”

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Radio Free Asia (RFA) is a private, nonprofit corporation that operates a radio station and Internet news service. RFA was founded by an act of the US Congress and is operated by the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG). The RFA … Continued

“My Two Chinas” wins excellent Publishers Weekly review

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Publishers Weekly, abbreviated PW, is an American weekly trade news magazine targeted at publishers, librarians, booksellers and literary agents. Published continuously for the past 138 years, it has carried the tagline, “The International News Magazine of Book Publishing and Bookselling.” … Continued

My review of “Death by China – A Global Call to Action”

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My friend Greg Autry asked me to read and comment on his forthcoming book with Peter Navarro. “Deaty by China – A Global Call to Action” is a stunning read, and I urge you to order it at once if … Continued

For the Chinese language market, excellent press for “My Two Chinas”

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Some Chinese-language media have begun to report on the release of “My Two Chinas.” Here some of the most recent links: Secret China Epoch Times New Tang Dynasty TV *    *    * About “My Two Chinas: The Memoir of a Chinese … Continued

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