Often when I hear of a book, I’m so exited to have it NOW that I order it as an ebook. Grand Central is a book worth holding in your hand. The paper, the roughened edges, the gorgeous sepia-colored cover, bring you back to Postwar America, with the terrible loses and bittersweet reunions. Bestselling authors(…)
I think Jeff Koons has clearly won the argument over whether he’s just knocking out or making knock-offs of kitsch or whether he’s a serious artist. His work deserves a prominent place in art history that began with Duchamp turning a urinal upside down, and exhibiting it in the 1919 Armory Show. Koons is master(…)
Rochelle Jewel Shapiro isn’t just an acclaimed author–she’s also one of my oldest, dearest, warmest and funniest friends. The author of Miriam the Medium (Simon & Schuster) and the Indie Finalist Kaylee’s Ghost (Amazon and Nook), she is now publishing with SheBooks, which puts out ebooks which can be bought through the company, through your(…)
Well, the Long Island Railroad might go on strike soon to the chagrin of commuters such as myself, but in SNOWPIERCERS, the passengers are doomed to be on a train forever, and segregated by a pecking order–those who eat steak and those who eat protein bars made from feces. What’s in your protein bar? Do(…)
I am a secret watcher of Lock Up (MSNBC) on insomnia nights. Why at 2:00 A.M. am I spellbound by the lives of incarcerated people? Because I can’t imagine having to live one moment like that–the clang of metal bars, the echoes of people screaming, the toilet that one has to use in full view(…)
You can buy it for your KINDLE or for Nook, or or for your apps or Google or your apps at the publisher Shebooks.net What I Wish You’d Told Me is a collection of three stories of women of various ages grappling with the wacky and the tragic in their lives. “Secrets,” set in the(…)
Just got word from the editor. I’ll send the link when I receive it.
Spent the day emailing everyone to watch out for the link tomorrow when I got a message from the editor that Apple hasn’t approved the book yet. A technical thing. I’m like a runner at the starting line without anyone calling out “Start!”