Archive for February, 2018

An Afternoon at the Met

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

I went to the Metropolitan Museum of Art yesterday to see the David Hockney exhibit, thinking I was avoiding the crowds by going the last week. And maybe I did avoid the worst, but it was still pretty crowded. This ...

Win a Copy of Damnation Island! (Maybe!)

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments »

There's a Goodreads giveaway for my latest book Damnation Island (about Blackwell's Island, the island in the East River now called Roosevelt Island). There are 40 copies to give away, so what the hell? Maybe you will WIN! ...

The First Review for Damnation Island!

Monday, February 12th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Publisher's Weekly has weighed in. It's a very good start! "Horn (Imperfect Harmony) creates a vivid and at times horrifying portrait of Blackwell’s Island (today’s Roosevelt Island) in New York City’s East River during the late 19th century. Using the institutions ...

The Dumbing Down of Stacy

Sunday, February 11th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

I just read an essay about the dumbing down of America which made me want to weep. But it also made me look at myself. I don't read a tenth of what I used to read, and I definitely used ...

“Senator McCain and Our Shared Humanity”

Sunday, February 4th, 2018 Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

I'm posting a link to an essay written by my cousin, William G. Kaelin Jr, MD, for The American Journal of Medicine. It's about health care, written by someone very informed and compassionate. I'm going to lose my ...