Really flattered by this review ... Book review of Brian Jabas Smith's Spent Saints by James Diaz "I know the way you can get / When you have not had a drink of love." --Hafiz
Some books take almost a life time to be written, because they are born of experience, of having been there and back again, living to tell the stories that no one else could possibly tell, not in this way, with as much truth, pain and broken beauty as such experience affords us. In Spent Saints, Brian
Staring Tim Lacatena and Liberty Larsen. Directed and adapted by Shira Weitz (Sheesh Meister) Produced by William Craig Cinematography by Sara Newton. #SpentSaints #LibertyLarsen #ShiraWeitz #TimLacatena
I was at Book Soup Thursday Feb. 17 in West Hollywood talking about my story on Detroit's Champtown, which is included in the beautiful tome on Detroit Music, Heaven Was Detroit: From Jazz to Hip-Hop and Beyond. On the right in the photo is M.L. Liebler, from Ridgeway Press, who is putting out Spent Saints. On the left is author Pat Thomas. Great turnout. Photo by Ellen Berman.