Mani Mir

Mir was gifted writer invited to come from Berkeley to San Diego by Judith Moore. He wrote feature stories in the late 1980s and 1990s for the Reader.

Jan. 28, 1988, page 4 Essence of War (MCRD museum)

Aug. 3, 1989 Like Heavy and Unexplainable (El Cajon heavy metal band Psychotic Waltz)

Apr. 26, 1990 I'm Talking Monster Books (interview with Sandra Dijkstra)

April 25, 1996 President Clinton Says He Reads About 250 Books a Year

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Welcome, GOP Convention Delegates, to San Diego, City of Shame

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Loss: All We Left Behind In 1992

Unlike 1984, when Ronald Reagan made it a point to finish his campaign at a giant rally in the parking lot of Fashion Valley, George Bush came to see the All-Star game and was booed by the locals.

Back To School

Mr. Van Winkle asked the Student Council Reps, to indicate to the classes that if they can convince him through sound logical arguments that they should ride skateboards to school that he will reconsider his position.

Lost in a Book

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Stating publicly, "I really like to read the Encyclopaedia Britannica" is not quite the same as "I am, before and above all else, an avidly passionate disciple of the collected letters of Madame de Sevigne."

I'm Talking Monster Books

"I think that I have a sort of natural editorial tropism; it’s sort of innate in me. I have a sort of irrepressible publicist in me. I help my authors get the word out."

The Book Club

“Mysteries,” says the sign above the shelves. From rows of books below, John Parker removes one hardback, examines the cover, opens to a page, not the first page. He reads a few lines, riffles to ...

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