BOOKS

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Belief is a Sledgehammer

I started blogging in 2005. I decided that one “column” I could write quickly and consistently was to catalog the many things I believed on a routine basis. I’ve been writing “I Believe…” every week for over 12 years at this point. These tropes cover art, theater, politics, love, and life in general. In addition to hundreds of beliefs are included essays on issues I deem essential.

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Like a Burning Moth with No Idea How He Caught on Fire

Don Hall served as host of The Moth Story Slams in Chicago for five years. For each theme, he composed a word jazz introduction. This is a collection of a few of these pieces.

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Strippers, Guns, and The Holocaust Museum: OR: How I Survived My Time as a Chicago Public School Music Teacher

From 1989 to 1998, Don Hall taught as both a substitute teacher and seventh and eighth grade music teacher in the Chicago Public School System. Escaping by the skin of his teeth, this slim volume is the ultimate survival guide to teachers of all ages.

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