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david-reich's picture
Aug.20.2010
Please see the reviews in Prick of the Spindle and The Scrambler (links on this website) for good synopses of the book.
jillian-lauren's picture
Jun.08.2010
At eighteen, Jillian Lauren was an NYU theater school dropout with a tip about an upcoming audition. The “casting director” told her that a rich businessman in Singapore would pay pretty American girls $20,000 if they stayed for two weeks to spice up his parties. Soon, Jillian found herself on a...
joni-rodgers's picture
Feb.14.2010
Ambassador Nancy Goodman Brinker is the founder and CEO of Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Promise Me is the story of her unique relationship with her sister, Susan Goodman Komen, who died of breast cancer at age 37, leaving her little sister galvanized with purpose. Woven with the cultural and...
gabriel-wilensky's picture
Jan.15.2010
Did Christianity play any role in the millenarian hatred towards Jews that led to the paroxysm of murder known as the Holocaust?   Six Million Crucifixions: How Christian Antisemitism Paved the Road to the Holocaust provides an answer to the question, “What could have possibly motivated...
ki-longfellow's picture
Dec.30.2009
debra-darvick's picture
Dec.30.2009
In ninety-four words and thirty-plus photos, I love Jewish faces turns the image of the Yiddishe punim (Jewish face) its head. This picture book mirrors today's Jewish community. Jews come in every shape, size and color.  No matter where they come from or what they look like, their faces are...
seth-harwood's picture
Dec.27.2009
In this collection of touching short stories by Iowa Writers’ Workshop grad Seth Harwood, we are introduced to Adam Berkman, a young man growing up in a world that’s very different from the depictions of American families he sees on TV. Like Boston to Orlando, Adam finds that his life is indeed A...
robby-charters's picture
Dec.07.2009
The Ben Hur of SF: Eetoo, a shepherd from an obscure planet, was the one prophesied to seek the truth from the birthplace of humanity. He has help from fellow humans as well as non humans. Some species would rather see humanity extinct, and for good reason. The ancient Nephteshi Empire showed how...
caryn-mirriam-goldberg's picture
Nov.06.2009
"I cannot figure out who I am as a body these days," writes Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg in this powerful, tender and humorous memoir about resiliency and love in the face of cancer. Mirriam-Goldberg braves breast cancer, the breast cancer genetic mutation and the loss of a parent by connecting...
robert-sward's picture
Jul.07.2009
"I like the wide sweep of it. There are many mysteries between father and son that people don't talk about... There's much leaping, but each line, so to speak, steps firmly on something solid. The father figure comes through consistently, there's a lot of buoyancy, and the son is consistent...