Author Archive: jasonboog

Publishers Weekly Stories

I am the West Coast correspondent for Publishers Weekly, and I like to share my stories on this page… The Netflix Literary Connection The streaming service is on a book-buying spree as it seeks more content for its ever-growing global subscriber base. I interviewed a few executives at Netflix about how adaptation works at the […]

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Some Medium Essays To Read

I don’t post very frequently on this page anymore, but you can find me on Medium whenever I have a chance to write. Here are some recent posts to check out… Universal Basic Income & Other Gifts We Have To Imagine To Make Them Real If we can’t imagine the gifts we wish to give […]

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Free Born Reading Newsletter

In Born Reading: Bringing Up Bookworms in a Digital Age, I share hundreds of books and apps that parents can use with kids. Now that the book is published, I still find great new apps and books every week. To keep parents and kids informed, I launched a free newsletter for parents. Follow the link below to […]

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May Swenson on the Sad Men Podcast

The third episode of the Sad Men Podcast is up, exploring the Great Depression writings of the great poet, May Swenson. Swenson worked for the Federal Writers Project, a radical piece of New Deal legislation that put hundreds of unemployed writers back to work creating city guidebooks, cultural essays, and oral histories in the mid 1930s. Swenson […]

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The Legend of Euchre

This summer, I wrote about the card game of euchre at The Awl. Follow this link to read “The People’s Card Game.” Here’s an excerpt: “These days, most Americans don’t even recognize the word “euchre,” but it has been kept alive by loyal bands of Midwestern card players who live in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and […]

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