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A Conversation with Eddie Eason

I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Eddie Eason, one of the officers on the board of the John Dos Passos Society. Among other topics, our interview covered the upcoming 2nd biennial John Dos Passos Society Conference in Madrid, Spain. We also discussed the literature of World War I. That is appropriate to publish… Read more »

Upcoming Interview: Dos Passos and Spain

Coming soon to, I interview Professor Rosa Maria Bautista Cordero, about the 2016 John Dos Passos Society Conference in Madrid. Rosa is a translator and an expert on Manhattan Transfer.  I look forward to further consideration of Dos Passos’ experience in Spain.

Reading Dos Passos – “Prince of Peace”

I would love to see a commercial album of professional dramatic readings of Dos Passos–especially self-contained passages in the USA trilogy like the biographies. I tried my hand at a short bio reading today. After multiple takes, I recorded a solid reading of “Prince of Peace” from The 4nd Parallel.  “Prince of Peace” is the… Read more »

Hemingway and Dos Passos

The third volume of the new series of Hemingway’s collected letters is out, containing letters to John Dos Passos. I love reading the letters grandfather wrote to Hem. The letters JDP wrote to my Mom are my favorite.

Q and A: Victoria Bryan

The John Dos Passos Society, the American academic society devoted to study of his work, is busy preparing for its 2nd biennial conference, to be held in Madrid, Spain in June 2016. I talked recently to the current president of the Society, Victoria Bryan, about what this conference means for the Dos Passos legacy. Thanks… Read more »

Celebrating The Best Times

Dr. Miguel Oliveira of Portugal is one of the finest Dos Passos scholars working today. His commitment to the legacy is remarkable. Today he contributes his thoughts on The Best Times (1966), Dos Passos’ memoirs. The memoirs were recently given new life thanks to Open Road Media. Open Road did a terrific job renewing the… Read more »

2nd Biennial John Dos Passos Society Conference

The John Dos Passos Society invites papers for its second biennial conference, June 2-4, 2016, in Madrid, Spain. Any topic relative to Dos Passos is welcome. Please send an abstract of 250-300 words and a brief CV to by January 15th, 2016. Make note of any A/V requests in your abstract. The conference… Read more »

My New Website

My literary website is here! Nowadays every writer has to tweet and hum and chirp on all frequencies to make a dime. Thanks to my grandfather whose sublime landscape of Palma de Mallorca graces my homepage. I’m following a wonderful wordsmithing tradition!

Alice Beja Publishes New Book on Dos Passos

French scholar Alice Béja has published a new book on my grandfather, Des Mots Pour Se Battre. Wonderful to see new JDP-related publishing! France was always a special place for my grandfather. I think it’s accurate to say that his knowledge of French was just a few shades below his English. And his culinary appetite… Read more »

The Best Times Return

The e-book format for The Best canadian online pharmacy legal Times by John Dos Passos is here! Revitalizing this title has long been a goal of mine for the legacy. Down the road, I would love to see a major publisher re-release the title in hard copy with a new introduction. I think of a… Read more »

Huffington Post

Friend and filmmaker Sonia Tercero Ramiro has written a wonderful entry in Spain’s Huffington Post. Sonia is director and producer of Robles, Duelo al Sol, the new Spanish documentary on John Dos Passos, Robles, and the Spanish Civil War. I am so proud to be a part of this project. I miss order dostinex Spain…. Read more »

The 33rd Annual John Dos Passos Prize

On Friday, I attended the awards ceremony for the 2014 John Dos Passos Prize at Longwood University. It was the first time I had ever attended the ceremony and it paid off handsomely. I met the faculty organizer of the program, David Magill, as well as the sponsor of the $2,000 prize, Sharon Coulter. Above… Read more »

Three Classic Titles for Pre-Order As E-Books

So three classic John Dos Passos titles, THE BEST TIMES, ORIENT EXPRESS, and NUMBER ONE, are now available for pre-order on Amazon as e-books! where to buy cabergoline in canada They release formally on May 12!

The Best Times: New E-Book Edition

John Dos Passos’ THE BEST TIMES, his memoir, is now available for pre-order on Amazon Kindle. I’m so happy! My mother and I have worked so hard to bring this title back from near-extinction. We chose the painting and Open Road Integrated Media designed the rest of the cover. I think it’s delightful. Order now!… Read more »

The Music of the Novels

The audiophile that I am, I’ve often wondered what music might accompany the novels of John Dos Passos. What music mirrors and complements the themes of his books? What music creates similar worlds? I think this is especially significant when contemplating the USA trilogy and Manhattan Transfer. Rhythm, pacing are so important to those works…. Read more »

Plans for a Reading Marathon

It’s been some time since I read any of my grandfather’s books. I’d like to start a reading marathon soon that will finally introduce me to titles like THE GREAT DAYS and TOUR OF DUTY in full. For this buy liquid cabergoline journey, I plan to take detailed notes on strong quotations from the text…. Read more »

Dos Passos and Galeano

An interesting connection in today’s Wall Street Journal between John Dos Passos and the Uruguayan writer Eduardo Galeano…Galeano died today. Galeano’s Memory of Fire is compared thematically and structurally to the works of Dos Passos.

Cover Art for New E-Books

I’ve just seen the draft cover art for three new John Dos Passos e-books, Adventures of a Young Man, The Grand Design, and The Great Days. It’s terrific. I will be very proud to share these products when they are released. Stay tuned!

JDP on AMC Tonight

Tonight’s episode of Mad Men on AMC, at 10PM EST, features a prominent reference to John Dos Passos’ U.S.A. trilogy. Recent sales numbers indicate that many readers only pick up The 42nd Parallel and fail to take in the full where to buy real dostinex trilogy. This is a shame. Library of America has a… Read more »

Official JDP News Twitter Account

I have established a Twitter account for the Official John Dos Passos literary estate. John DP Coggin@DosPassoslegacy. This feed will feature all the latest developments in JDP legacy press. Just like this blog and my LinkedIn and Facebook pages. There will be a lot of cross-posting. In the future, I will buy dostinex online australia… Read more »