Posts Tagged ‘Publishers Weekly’

Steve Earle: Singer, Author, He’ll Never Get Out of This World Alive

Icon Written by Alex on March 26, 2011 – 12:21 pm

I am a huge Steve Earle fan. His music is well written, intelligent, funny and touching. Now so is his prose. He is the author of I’ll Never Get Out of This World Alive, a novel about Doc Ebersole, who was Hank Williams’ doctor. The book title, for those unfamiliar, is the same as a Hank song.

Here’s a talk in Publisher’s Weekly with the man about his book, his former habit, abortion, Michael Ondaatje, Buddy Bolden, and the big difference between a comma and a period.

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GREAT Clinical Trials Review in PW

Icon Written by Alex on April 11, 2009 – 10:05 am

Enjoy this bracing tour through “the history, horror, and headaches” of clinical trials, described by a guide with both a detached delivery and knowledgeable perspective… His investigation briskly sails through the interests that spark clinical trials, the money that pays for them and the “bonanza of cash and/or equipment and medications” for developing countries where researchers find it cheaper to recruit trial subjects… O’Meara presents lessons from a medical front that offers something more important than success or failure—hope. “I’m still able to say, ’At least I tried.’” O’Meara notes.

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