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Talking About Writing: Joseph Zeppetello

Hemingway’s famous advice to “go and write” is almost the contrary of what Virginia Woolf writes about in “A Room of One’s Own.” Woolf speaks of the metaphorical space of a room and the need for actual physical space and income for women, or anyone, to practice the art and craft of writing. This juxtaposed […]

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The Exley Influence: A Riff Between Two Authors ‘Falling Inward’

In light of the recent release of Exley, a mysterious satire described by Booklist as Brock Clarke’s “latest brain-teasing raid on literary history,” the interest in Frederick Exley’s 1968 cult classic, A Fan’s Notes: A Fictional Memoir (1968), has joyfully, justifiably spiked. This “seriously playful” approach to fiction (Kirkus Reviews) is cause for celebration at […]

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Daring to Read One Peach of a Book

Atticus Trade Paperback Original Release Date: November 28, 2010 Order your copy today through our distributor or via Amazon. Daring to Eat a Peach: A Novel By Joseph Zeppetello KENSINGTON, MD — A handful of friends are pushed and pulled together, then driven apart by choice and circumstance.  They walk into and out of each […]

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Interview with the Author of 'Daring to Eat a Peach'

Interview with the Author of ‘Daring to Eat a Peach’

One of the many perks of publishing a writer’s first novel is that even when he’s on a summer sojourn in Italy, you usually can convince him to grant the occasional interview. Joseph Zeppetello, author of the forthcoming novel, Daring to Eat a Peach (November 2010, Atticus Books), takes time to shed some light on the birth […]

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Literary Romance Defies Laws of Motion

Literary Romance Defies Laws of Motion

A handful of friends are pushed and pulled together, then driven apart by choice and circumstance.  They walk into and out of each other’s lives with personal baggage, professional purpose and no certain outcome.  They either act upon their impulses and change their surroundings or they bite their lips and perpetuate their status quo. Perched […]

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