In July, ‘Hamilton,’ the hugely popular Off-Broadway hip hop musical about Alexander Hamilton will move to Broadway. Now, there’s also ‘Clinton: The Musical,’ a comedy that parodies President Bill Clinton’s highs and lows. Besides Hillary running for president, why this sudden interest in an impeached president who’s been out of office fifteen years, and a […]
So, my hubby and harshest writing critic, who mostly reads non-fiction, condescended to finally start reading my new novel, Afterlife in Harlem. He called me from work to say, “You left this morning before I could tell you that your prologue is really good, especially the dialogue. I’m surprised that it held my interest; a […]
Though they lived hundreds of years apart, Bill Clinton and Alexander Hamilton, two white men, were important pioneers in the Harlem community.
http://www.laduenews.com/society/ladue-lips/ladue-lips/article_51c7047e-dbc4-500b-bfb5-912019aee478.html St. Louis author TERRY MULLIGAN is out with her latest novel, Afterlife in Harlem, described as “a supernatural soap opera on a political and historical stage.” The book envisions the ghost of Alexander Hamilton counseling Bill Clinton, who is suffering from ‘First Gentleman’s distress’ in 2016. The author, who was born and raised in […]
Kirkus Reviews Afterlife in Harlem AFTERLIFE IN HARLEM Mulligan, Terry Baker October 1, 2014 The shade of Alexander Hamilton helps Bill Clinton and a homeless Harlem waif bond in this cheerfully haphazard fantasia. With President Hillary Clinton settled in the White House circa 2016, first gentleman Bill Clinton is feeling somewhat emasculated—hemmed in by the […]
Today we commemorate the thousands of people who died in the 9/11 attacks. Also of note, 226 years ago today, on September 11, 1789 President George Washington appointed Alexander Hamilton as the first United States Secretary of the Treasury. With so many current concerns, why should we care about something that happened 226 years ago […]