Patrick Brien

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2015 GMC Canyon First Look

Colorado's Stylish, Squarer Sibling<p>For every Chevrolet pickup, there is an equal but non-identical GMC pickup. Just as Sierra is to Silverado and Sonoma was to S-10, so is the Canyon to the Colorado, now for their second generation. And, as is the case with the upcoming Colorado, the GMC benefits …

Writer’s Studio and Canoe House, Westport Island, Maine

<b>Every writer suspects that their prose would be that much better</b> if they only had a studio retreat, where they could close off the world and let …

The 10 Best Books Of The Year (So Far), According To Amazon

Back in July, we wrote about Amazon editors' selections for best books that were released between January and June. Now, Amazon is back with an updated list of the Best Books of 2013 (so far).<p>Here are the top 10 books from this year, according to Amazon editors.<p>1. "<b>The Goldfinch"</b> by Donna Tartt: …

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In 'Fire And Forget,' Vets Turned Writers Tell Their War Stories

This Veterans Day, considers these lines from the preface to <i>Fire And Forget,</i> a collection of short stories by veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan:<p>On the one hand, we want to remind you ... of what happened ... and insist you recollect those men and women who fought, bled, and died in …