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Temple Stream: A Rural Odyssey

Videos and Podcasts

I Used to Play in Bands: A Video Memoir


A comic video series about my tragic music career. Starring a lot of old friends, also my dad (see chapter 4), and wandering freely through past and present, with forays into the future.

I Used to Play in Bands: Chapter 15 (Spinal Fusion)



I Used to Play in Bands: Chapter 14 (New York City)



I Used to Play in Bands: Chapter 13 (Rainstorm)



I Used to Play in Bands: Chapter 12



I Used to Play in Bands: Chapter Eleven



I Used to Play in Bands: Chapter Ten



I Used to Play in Bands: Chapter Nine



I Used to Play in Bands: Chapter Eight



I Used to Play in Bands:Chapter Seven



I Used to Play in Bands: Chapter Six



I Used to Play in Bands: Chapter Five



I Used to Play in Bands: Chapter Four



I Used to Play in Bands: Chapter Three



I Used to Play in Bands: Chapter Two



I Used to Play in Bands: Chapter One



I Used to Play in Bands (A Serial Video Memoir)

Books by Bill Roorbach

Now in Paperback
Bestseller.
Nature Nonfiction
"A Marvel in a genre that's tough to master." --National Geographic Explorer
New
"One of the best novels of this or any year... A flat-out funny, sexy, and poignant romantic thriller." David Abrams, author of FOBBIT
Stories, forthcoming from Algonquin in 2017
Essays
New Down East Books edition, 2016
Fiction
Counterpoint Press, 2001 (paperback 2003)
(Winner of the Flannery O'Connor Prize for Short Fiction)University of Georgia Press, 2001, paperback: Counterpoint Press, 2003
Memoir/Nature Writing
Houghton Mifflin, 1992. Paperback: Ohio State University Press, 2000.
The Best Instruction Book on the Market
The Best Creative Nonfiction Anthology on the Market
Widely adopted, loved and admired. Oxford University Press, 2001