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by Mark Merlis
Mark Merlis grew up in Baltimore and attended Wesleyan and Brown Universities. He now lives in New Hope, Pennsylvania. This is a letter I hope Mark Merlis will read here as I do not know how to contact him directly.
Mark Merlis grew up in Baltimore and attended Wesleyan and Brown Universities. It concerns all four of his novels, including Man About Town: Dear Mr. Merlis: As a teacher of classical literature and as an admirer of Sophocles' Philoctetes, I had the pleasure of reading your novel, An Arrow's Flight, which I consider just about the best work I have read in this genre. You manage to juxtapose the modern world and the Trojan War seamlessly and without the need for explanation.
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Jonathan Ascher, an acclaimed 1960s radical writer and cultural hero, has been dead for thirty years. When a would-be biographer approaches Ascher's widow Martha, she delves for the first time into her husband's papers and all the secrets that come tumbling out of them. She finds journals that begin as a wisecracking chronicle of life at the fringes of the New York literary scene, then recount Ascher's sexual adventures in the pre-Stonewall gay underground and the social upheavals that led to his famous book "JD.
Mark Merlis is an American writer and health policy analyst. He became an independent consultant in 2001, writing papers for government agencies and for organizations such as AARP, the American Cancer Society, and the Kaiser Family Foundation. Born in Framingham, Massachusetts and raised in Baltimore, Maryland, Merlis attended Wesleyan University and Brown University. He subsequently took a job Mark Merlis is an American writer and health policy analyst.
A poignant and satirical tale of one man's struggle to overcome the ghosts of his past and make sense of the present. In this, his third novel, acclaimed author Mark Merlis artfully intertwines the pathos of loneliness with a subtle critique of the American political machine
A poignant and satirical tale of one man's struggle to overcome the ghosts of his past and make sense of the present. In this, his third novel, acclaimed author Mark Merlis artfully intertwines the pathos of loneliness with a subtle critique of the American political machine. Joel Lingeman has it all: an overpaid sinecure advising Congress, a fifteen-year partnership with a perfectly adequate lover, a cosy circle of drinking buddies. Until one day his world implodes. His lover runs off, working for Congress starts to seem like a felony instead of a privilege, and Joel is hurled back into.
Mark Merlis (March 9, 1950 – August 15, 2017) was an American writer and health policy analyst. He subsequently took a job with the Maryland Department of Health to support himself while writing.
You’re going to have Sam followed?. No one at the Hill Club seemed to have heard. Of course not. There’s just someone I’m trying to locate. Who? ell, you know, I’m still trying to settle my mother’s estate. And there was this one kind of personal thing she wanted to leave to an old friend. So I’m trying to track down this person. Isn’t there a lawyer handling all this?. Yeah, but this-it wasn’t something in the will, it was something my mother told m. .Joel waited for a bolt of lightning.
Man About Town - Mark Merlis. The committee had been marking up the chairman’s Medicare proposals since about three-that was the phrase, marking up, as if each senator had come with his own little blue pencil. Three hours already, if you didn’t count the long breaks when senators left for a floor vote, three hours of deliberation on gripping subjects like clinical laboratory reimbursement.
Mark Merlis, who debuted as a novelist in his 40s, penning four works of fiction that explored the joys, tensions .
Mark Merlis, who debuted as a novelist in his 40s, penning four works of fiction that explored the joys, tensions and agonies of gay life in America in the 20th century, died Aug. 15 at a hospital in Philadelphia. With that book and the three that followed, Mr. Merlis was widely praised for the sensitivity with which he addressed such themes as the corrosive effect of shame and the intersecting paths of past and present. I am, of course, a gay man whose. And I have allowed myself to be marketed as a practitioner of a genre called gay fiction.
A congressional adviser and habitué of a cozy circuit of bars inside the Beltway, Joel Lingeman never quite felt middle-aged. At least not until he was abandoned by his partner of fifteen years and suddenly thrust into a dating scene with men half his age and no discernible trace of love handles.
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