Select books by Dan Wakefield

"A precise and moving recreation of a time and a place when the world seemed small and we knew everyone in it."

- Joan Didion

"What a wonderful book is Dan Wakefield’s The Story of Your Life. It will help many people to write their own spiritual autobiographies... And I suspect that many readers are going to want to take one of Wakefield’s workshops in writing your spiritual autobiography."

- Madeline L’Engle, Author of A Wrinkle in Time

"Wonderful, sad and funny; a scathing portrait of middle America through the eyes of a new fictional character who will inevitably be compared to Portnoy and Holden Caulfield"

- Gay Talese

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Wednesday, December 23, 2020 Published in Coming Home

As the year comes to a close, I invite all of you to join me and look back at my 2020 podcast appearances.

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Friday, September 25, 2020 Published in Coming Home

Author Dan Wakefield watches -- from the house Celtics coach Brad Stevens once rented -- as his Miami Heat take a 3-1 series lead over the Celtics Wednesday....

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Wednesday, September 23, 2020 Published in Coming Home

I spoke with Pat LaMarche on the Still Left Out in America podcast, a part of the Charles Bruce Foundation. We talk about the Emmet Till murder trial, writing, and times with Kurt Vonnegut.

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Be kind; for everyone you meet is fighting a great battle.

– Philo of Alexandria

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