Category Archives: Entertainment

A LAWYER’S CASEBOOK PROMO

From today through Wednesday, May 15th, my book of stories on the law, A LAWYER’S CASEBOOK, can be obtained for free on Amazon Kindle.  Simply go to Amazon.com, and do a search of the author, Charles Lupia. Advertisements

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BOOK PROMO

I am a longtime WordPress blogger. In March of this year, I put my book of legal fiction A LAWYER’S CASEBOOK up for sale on Amazon and Kindle. On Monday through Wednesday this coming week, May 13th through 15th, the … Continue reading

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LEGAL FICTION

A number of years ago I was inspired to write a book of short stories dealing with the legal system.  It would depict events in the lives of judges, lawyers and convicts: the people most effected by that system. In … Continue reading

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BUDDIES CHAPTER

For my 200th blog with WordPress, I’m posting a sample chapter of my novella BUDDIES.  This novella will be featured in my upcoming book of legal fiction A LAWYER’S CASEBOOK. XII Jason Crofts was considered a petty criminal.  He’d been … Continue reading

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REVISITING ROBERT SCHUMANN

Recently the pianist-singer-composer Gabriel Kahane has given concerts featuring Schumann’s 1840 song cycle Dichterliebe, or A Poet’s Love.  It makes for a revisit to a composer who, in recent years, has been seldom performed or considered. In a long retrospect, … Continue reading

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BACH AS AN OPERA COMPOSER

    Felix Mendelsohn studied with Carl Zelter, a composer who founded the Berlin Philharmonic and befriended the great Goethe.  Goethe shared Zelter’s enthusiasm for Johann Sebastian Bach.  The poet likened Bach’s contrapuntal melodies to the thoughts of the Creator … Continue reading

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HOTEL RITUALS

Over the centuries, hotels have gone by many names.  In ancient times, when people parked their horses at nearby stables, they were known as inns.  Inns probably weren’t the most attractive places, although travelers, no doubt, glad to have places … Continue reading

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