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Through The Eye Of The Storm

Through The Eye Of The Storm

By Cholene Espinoza Through the Eye of the Storm: A Book Dedicated to Rebuilding What Katrina Washed Away A pilot and reporter who has risked her life on the battlefield has taken on a new target-the human suffering experienced during Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath. Author Cholene Espinoza’s response to what she saw on a trip to Mississippi after the storm-and what she learned about herself-forms the basis for a book dedicated to rebuilding what Katrina washed away. The book, “Through The Eye Of The Storm”, is described as a rallying cry for working Americans who survived the storm and […]

Wild

Wild

By Cheryl Strayed Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail Wild was recently selected for Oprah’s Book Club 2.0. This book is not a hiking guide but a strong memoir that reveals the scary truth. The main story centers around a grueling 1100 mile hike done by a young woman all by herself. Not only did this hike break her down it was also able to bring her back to life. After turning 22, the author Cheryl Strayed believed she had lost everything in her life. After her mother died she found both her family and personal […]

Invisible Ink

Invisible Ink

By Carl Veno Invisible Ink : Carl Veno’s book, Invisible Ink, provides an insider’s view of the newspaper world during the author’s 25-years as a journalist and editor – at a time when major events were having dramatic affects on American society. Told in a no-nonsense matter-of-fact manner, the tales of experience are intermingled with the author’s family history, including the immigration of his Italian ancestors to America more than 125 years ago. Reminiscent moments clearly reveal Carl’s fond memories of growing up and his youthful love of New York. Various newspaper readership “wars” were destroying and absorbing each other […]

Condi The Condoleeza Rice Story

Condi: The Condoleeza Rice Story

By Antonia Felix Condi: The Condoleeza Rice Story : I had the satisfaction the other day of having finished a book. Yes, you would think that those of us who write for a living would be great readers. Some of us are, some of us aren’t. I probably am fairly well read overall, but that covers magazines, newspapers, articles, and the like for the most part…especially if they can be found online! My wife picked up a book for me this past Christmas and she hit it right on the mark — Condi: The Condoleeza Rice Story. Written by Antonia […]

Im NoT The Boss I Just Work Here

I’m Not The BOSS, I Just Work Here

By Howard Jonas I’m Not The BOSS, I Just Work Here : Howard Jonas, founder and chairman of IDT Corp., was 14 years old when he started selling hot dogs on a street corner in the Bronx. Today, he runs a multibillion dollar telecommunications company that is listed on the New York Stock Exchange. What is the secret of his success? The answer, he says, is in his religious commitment and the title of his most recent book, “I’m Not the Boss, I Just Work Here.” Jonas recalls that as a little boy his father told him how the biblical […]

Still Life With Chickens

Still Life With Chickens

Still Life With Chickens: Starting Over In A House By The Sea By Catherine Goldhammer In a town where everyone knows everything, the author of this lovely, unconventional memoir came to live in a place no one knows exists. In “Still Life with Chickens” , Catherine Goldhammer wakes at midlife to find herself newly separated and several tax brackets poorer, forced by circumstances to move from the affluent New England suburb of her daughter’s childhood into a new, more rustic life by the sea. Against all logic, partly to please her daughter and partly for reasons not clear to her […]