THIS WEEK

THIS WEEK: November 11, 2014 @ 7pm (EST) – ARTISTFIRST RADIO NETWORK: Live interview featuring Bernie / ‘Famous All Over Town.’ NEWS FEED FROM PAT CONROY: “Bernie and I look forward to meeting more of you at the Book Festival of the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta at 3:00 on Sunday, November 16.” SEE LINKS/DETAILS/PHOTOS BELOW ____________________________________________________________ November 11, 2014 @ 7pm (EST) – ARTISTFIRST RADIO NETWORK: Live interview featuring Bernie / ‘Famous All Over Town.’ www.artistfirst.com Listen LIVE from anywhere on the planet – Click on the link: http://lin1.ash.fast-serv.com:7988/stream.mp3.m3u ArtistFirst Radio ArtistFirst World Radio Network Home Page artistfirst.com LikeLike · · Share News Feed Bernie Schein November 6 at 6:18pm · Amazon Best Sellers Rank: FAMOUS ALL OVER TOWN #60 in Books > Literature & Fiction > World Literature > Jewish #82 in Books > Literature & Fiction > Genre Fiction > Historical > Cultural Heritage LikeLike · · Share Bernie Schein shared Pat Conroy‘s photo. November 3 at 12:58pm · Pat Conroy Hey out there. I am thankful for the dedicated hundreds of you who braved the rain at the Southern Festival of Books to give our Story River Books novelists Bernie Schein (Famous All Over Town), John Warley (A Southern Girl), and Mark Sibley-Jones (By the Red Glare) such a warm embrace in Nashville. You were a terrific, generous audience and these writers made Story River proud. If you can still stand us, Bernie and I look forward to meeting more of you at the Book Festival of the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta at 3:00 on Sunday, November 16. www.atlantajcc.org/pldb-live/25771 http://patconroy.com/events.php...

Comically Candid Novel of the Small-Town South

Famous all over Town is a Comically Candid Novel of the Small-Town South Questions of, and Answers from Famous All Over Town Author Bernie Schein Question No less an authority than your friend and best-selling author Pat Conroy (Princeof Tides) has called you “the funniest man alive.” But, he cautioned that you are the source of that superlative and have “dogmatically maintained” that title – as Pat has said – “during the burdensome decades I have known him.” How can you justify such immodesty? And, how does Pat Conroy justify calling the decades he has known you as “burdensome?” Answer Actually, I was the ghost writer for all of Pat Conroy’s books. Pat Conroy is really a pseudonym for Bernie Schein. For this, he hates me. Envy is the progenitor of hatred. And not only does he hate me, yes, as you may have guessed, he fears me. He needs my towering intellect, my nimble and agile creativity, my gift for language and okay — since we’re laying out the whole hand here — my always-tasteful flair for comedy, and he hates himself for it. Pat’s projecting his sentiment onto me, he always does. He feels I’m the funniest man alive. Do I agree with him? Yes, but coincidentally, he really feels that way. He’s emotionally immature. He’s always had trouble taking responsibility for his feelings. So as he does with his characters, as he’s done with me as a character in his books — his best one, I might add — he projects his thoughts and feelings onto me. Who can blame him? He’s human. Were I him,...