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jerry-oglesby's picture
Apr.14.2011
TWO SISTERS, Mary and Deloris, each with four innocent virgin daughters are traveling down different paths of self-destruction, in reaching for the gold ring of becoming a member of an interstellar wealthy and debt free society. One or both will pay that ultimate price to the Grim Ripper,...
harish-maiya's picture
Feb.19.2010
All human beings, whether developed or developing or underdeveloped, show various levels of the seven deadly sins. The complex issues that arise due to these sins sometimes have simple answers. Developed countries balance their greed for money with selfless caring and giving that goes way beyond...
matt-beynon-rees's picture
Aug.16.2009
When Omar Yussef travels to New York for a UN conference, he's eager to visit his youngest son, Ala, who lives in Bay Ridge,  a Brooklyn neighborhood with a large Palestinian community. He arrives at Ala's apartment to find the door ajar and a headless body in one of the beds. He's initially...
jayanti-tamm's picture
Aug.24.2008
The first inside account of growing up as the designated "chosen one" in the cult run by the charismatic guru Sri Chinmoy. Born into a family of devout followers where absolute obedience to Sri Chinmoy was required, Jayanti Tamm spent twenty-five years in Chinmoy's inner circle....
gina-misiroglu's picture
May.05.2008
During the twentieth century, Americans have gone to war, abolished child labor, given women the right to vote, and created civil rights legislation. They have wept from the sermons of Martin Luther King Jr., cheered the home runs of Jackie Robinson, and stood amazed as women like Betty Ford and...
gina-misiroglu's picture
May.05.2008
When women describe growing up, their memories of childhood and adolescence are a rich blend of joy, pain, and discovery. Girls Like Us celebrates these special coming-of-age moments-as expressed through the words of over 40 prominent women of this century. Based on both original and published...