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Book Announcement: Schopenhauer’s Will by Jack Matthews

I am happy to announce the publication of a new book by author Jack Matthews. It is being published by Nine Point Publishing.  This book was written a decade ago and arose out of a fascination with Schopenhauer’s life and … Continue reading

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New Jack Matthews Novel to be Published by Nine Point Publishing

It’s official. Nine Point Publishing has announced that it will be publishing Schopenhauer’s Will, a hybrid novel  based on the life and thoughts of Schopenhauer. Publication date is listed on the Nine Point Publishing website  in Fall 2014. In a … Continue reading

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March Sale: Interview with the Sphinx Audio Play and Ebook

Audio Play Description In this provocative & immensely irritating comic play, the Sphinx from ancient Greece is interviewed in modern times as though she were a celebrity pop star. The problem is she never answers any questions — never directly … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: Soldier Boys: A Short Story Collection by Jack Matthews

87 year old Author Jack Matthews has published seven short story collections which have been reviewed favorably by New York Times Book Review, London Review of Books,  LA Times, Washington Book World and USA Today. In addition, Matthews has published … Continue reading

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Interview with the Sphinx–Update

Here is the outstanding cover art for the Jack Matthews play Interview with the Sphinx.  It is the image of the female Sphinx wearing dark glasses – as viewed in the sunglasses of the onlooker. This art by Barbiel Matthews-Saunders … Continue reading

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Three Times Time mini-ebook released (Free Short Story Collection)

[2016 Update: For a while Amazon was charging 99 cents for this free ebook, but the situation is unpredictable; sometimes, it’s free and sometimes it’s 99 cents. You can always find it for free at the other places. If you’re … Continue reading

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Plans for new ebooks (plus one free ebook!)

Now after a delay, here’s some honest-to-god news. First, at the beginning of July,  Personville Press will release  a free ebook sampler, Three Times Time containing three of Jack Matthews’ best short stories previously published in other volumes.  It’s being … Continue reading

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Gambler’s Nephew Book Page

Here are related links to the Jack Matthews Novel “The Gambler’s Nephew.”

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Ebook Announcement: Hanger Stout, Awake! (Novel)

A  “gentle first novel told with a fine ear for adolescent patois.” Time Magazine “I like it, and warmly admire his sturdy subject and delicately restrained treatment. It seemed to me blessed with honesty, clarity, directness, proportion and a lovely … Continue reading

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Profile & Review of Jack Matthews’ new novel “Gambler’s Nephew”

Literary reporter and reviewer Jim Phillips does a nice writeup about Gambler’s Nephew for the Athens News. Half the pleasure in the book comes from its resemblance to a huge, shuffling, shaggy-dog story. Every time a new character comes on … Continue reading

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