Interview with Michael Kasenow, Author of “The Last Paradise”

In the eighth grade, Michael Kasenow would hide from friends in the middle school library to read poetry. He says of this time, “By reading poetry one learns how to read, write and dream.” He dropped out of college at age nineteen to escape a world of drugs and the downward spiral of his friends’ … More Interview with Michael Kasenow, Author of “The Last Paradise”

The Last Paradise: A Novel by Michael Kasenow

The Last Paradise: A Novel Michael Kasenow iUniverse (2009) ISBN 9781440120015 Reviewed by Richard R. Blake for Reader Views (3/09)   Michael Kasenow resourcefully tracks the plight of the oppressed and exploited “alley people” of Galveston, Texas in the post Civil War era. “The Last Paradise” is a stirring story of the strength and endurance … More The Last Paradise: A Novel by Michael Kasenow