T Cooper's Complex Polar Bear

Novelist T Cooper had a dream that Sarah Palin was shooting polar bears from a helicopter “Nam style,” he said at a recent reading at Bluestockings bookstore in NYC. Out of that dream, “Beaufort” was born: a Holden Caulfield-esque polar bear that is forced to leave his ice floe and lands in Hollywood. There, he… read more

'The Beaufort Diaries' by T Cooper

T Cooper’s latest book tells a pretty average tale: boy leaves home, goes to Hollywood, makes it big, loses big, moves to New York, struggles, and overcomes. It’s studded with A-list stars, sexy ladies, hard drugs, Scientology, and life lessons. It’s nothing you couldn’t find in the gossip rags—except that the protagonist, Beaufort, is a… read more