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My book won't turn you into an English teacher, but it will make you sound like one, which is probably better.

Background Information

My past occupations--lawyer, playwright, and teacher--have one thing in common:  the English language.

Having worked in the field of "modern" education and having observed the rather sad results thereof, I have developed a reactionary and revolutionary approach to the teaching of English, which I have codified in my new book, So You Think You Know English--A Guide to English for Those Who Think They Don't Need One.

The book provides new methods of both inspiring students and instructing them. Either without the other is useless.

In philosophical terms, I have never found a better guidepost than reason.

My unauthorized autobiography, Wet Firecrackers, has just been published and is available through the publisher, Publishamerica, and on Amazon, Booksamillion.and other online booksellers.


Birth Place
Washington, DC USA

Columbia College, AB

Columbia Law School, JD

Managing Partner and member of the Executive Committee of major Wall Street law firm
Numerous playwriting awards, including First Prize in the John Gassner Playwriting Competition sponsored by the New England Theatre Conference.

Favorite Links

English Book Website
Information about my English book and how to buy it

Biography Website
Wet Firecrackers tells of my triumphs and disappointments in the worlds of law, theatre, writing, teaching, and lecturing. It covers my time in NYC, Tokyo, London, and Sao Paulo, Brazil

Theatrical Criticism Website
By entering my name in this impressive site's internal search engine, you can read my reviews of many plays.

Plays Website
Description of my plays, their production histories, and the awards they have won

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