I used to be able to embed the anthology Down the Block here, but for some reason, I’m no longer able to that. However, you can read the entire book for free at http://www.scribd.com/doc/16600192/Down-the-Block. Enjoy!

Rich Bejarano talks about an old timer’s view of New York City.

Hugh Iglarsh talks about Zamboanga in the Philippines.

Mary O’Regan talks about Minneapolis winters.

Peter Zelchenko talks about becoming politically involved in Chicago.

Sharyn Elman talks about making it in LA.

John Banas talks about getting laid off in Chicago.