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Penguin-Random House Celebrates Spring With New Toni Morrison, Kamala Harris, Louis L’Amour & Steven Rowley

THE SOURCE OF SELF-REGARD. Toni Morrison. Read by Bahani Turpin. A Penguin-Random House Audio Book. This stunning collection by Nobel-winner Toni Morrison presents a sampling of her best non-fiction, with … Continue reading

April 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

Amor Towles’ Super-Seller A Gentleman In Moscow Now In Paperback

A GENTLEMAN IN MOSCOW. Amor Towles. Penguin. Amor Towles’ taut and layered A Gentleman In Moscow sold over 1.5 million copies in hardcover and spent over a year on the … Continue reading

April 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

Private Testimonies (All Roads Lead To Dylan)

Bob Dylan’s work has helped to shape the path of a multitude of individuals – each of these stories as personal and intimate as the music that rose to inspire … Continue reading

March 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

Macmillan Audio Brings Back the Legend of “Wild Bill” Hickok

WILD BILL. The True Story of the American Frontier’s First Gunfighter. Tom Clavin. Read by Johnny Heller. Macmillan Audio. The story of James Butler “Wild Bill” Hickok has been told … Continue reading

March 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

David Keck’s Tales of Durand Trilogy Ends With A King In Cobwebs

A KING IN COBWEBS. David Keck. TOR. The opening line of David Keck’s final installment to his Tales of Durand trilogy is gleefully self-referential: “Kieren the Fox leaned back from … Continue reading

March 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

Journal Entries, Poems & Jottings From A Once In A Millennium Poet

IRON CURTAIN JOURNALS. January-May 1965. Edited by Michael Schumacher. University Of Minnesota Press. “These journals are a welcome and relevant addition to Ginsberg’s huge oeuvre and persistent legacy.” – Anne … Continue reading

February 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

Heart Disease Not Just About Men Anymore

HEART SOLUTION FOR WOMEN. Mark Menolascino. HarperOne. There has been a long-standing misconception that heart attacks are a part of a male disease process – the result of big guys … Continue reading

February 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

New From Penguin-Random House Audio

OUT OF THE MAZE. Spencer Johnson. Read by Tony Roberts. A Penguin-Random House Audio Book. Looking to change your life for the better? If so, Spencer Johnson M.D. has some … Continue reading

January 3, 2019 · Leave a comment

The History of the Beats In Pictures

THE BEAT SCENE. Photographs by Burt Glinn. Essay by Jack Kerouac. Reel Art Press. Burt Glinn, who launched his career with Life Magazine and died in 2008, was a master … Continue reading

January 3, 2019 · Leave a comment
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