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Dan's most popular novels, now available as E-books
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Listen to Dan speak at his first Story Hour
held at the Red Key Tavern
Thursday, July 7, 2016 Published in Coming Home
Kurt Vonnegut was a Humanist, but he always spoke of people he loved as being “up in heaven now.” He included in that territory his wife Jane as well as Sam Lawrence, the publisher who he said had saved him...
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 Published in Coming Home
I published my first book when I was 29, and I was proud of “Island in the City: The World of Spanish Harlem,” my journalistic account of a New York neighborhood. And yet, I hadn’t achieved my most important goal. Writing...
Be kind; for everyone you meet is fighting a great battle.
– Philo of Alexandria
"Uncle Dan's Story Hour" received a 2016 Best of Indy award from Indianapolis Monthly for "Best New Literary Program."
Join Dan at the awards ceremony on Wednesday, December 14 at the Biltwell Center from 5:30 - 6:00pm. The event lasts until 8:00, but there's no need to stay the whole time. Dan will have a booth at the Best Of Indy show, directly adjacent to WFYI's.
Tickets for the event are $30, but you can receive a $5 discount with the promo code "BEST16". There will be plenty of food offered, provided both by Indy Monthly and numerous restaurants who won awards this year.