My Father’s Guitar and Other Imaginary Things

December 9, 2014 • Comments are disabled

“Like a literary Louis CK — Skibell is not shy about exposing the foibles of the man he has become, or his clumsy pursuits of happiness.” —Bret Wood, writer/director
Did Joseph Skibell’s father trick him…

READ MORE

September 19, 2014

The Year My Mother Came Back

Comments are disabled September 19, 2014 • Comments are disabled

“A riveting journey . . . Funny, painful, absurd, and heartwarming. Alice’s mother comes fully to life in all her complexity, a woman of her times and ahead of her time. Alice’s own struggle to…

READ MORE

September 19, 2014

How I Shed My Skin

Comments are disabled September 19, 2014 • Comments are disabled

“White people declared that the South would rise again. Black people raised a fist and chanted for Black Power. Somehow we negotiated a space between those poles and learned to sit in classrooms together .…

READ MORE

September 19, 2014

Find the Good

Comments are disabled September 19, 2014 • Comments are disabled

“A gem of a book. It’s honest and funny, reminding us to live in the moment and to pay attention to those around us. A joy to read.” — Sharon Salzberg, New York Times… bestselling author

READ MORE

September 18, 2014

Empire of Deception

Comments are disabled September 18, 2014 • Comments are disabled

A rollicking story of greed, financial corruption, dirty politics, over-the-top and under-the-radar deceit, illicit sex, and a brilliant and wildly charming con man who kept a Ponzi scheme alive perhaps for longer than anyone else…

READ MORE

May 27, 2014

Boy with a Loaded Gun

Comments are disabled May 27, 2014 • Comments are disabled

His own mother referred to him as a “nervous child,” an “odd child.” He was the class clown–the skinny kid with a cowlick, freckles, jug ears, and an overbite. He could wiggle his ears and…

READ MORE

January 27, 2014

The Beatles Are Here! free e-book preview

Comments are disabled January 27, 2014 • Comments are disabled

Special extended free preview of The Beatles Are Here!: 50 Years After the Band Arrived in America, Writers, Musicians, and Other Fans Remember – available now!
The arrival of the Beatles was one of those…

READ MORE

January 13, 2014

The Birds of Pandemonium

Comments are disabled January 13, 2014 • Comments are disabled

“A remarkable book. Reading about the birds of Pandemonium will make you laugh and cry; it will make you see more clearly the need to take care of our planet; and it will confirm that one person…

READ MORE

January 13, 2014

Flirting with French

Comments are disabled January 13, 2014 • Comments are disabled

A New York Times Bestseller 
“A delightful and courageous tale and a romping good read. Voila!” —Mark Greenside, author of I’ll Never Be French (No Matter What I Do)
William Alexander is more than a Francophile. He…

READ MORE

January 13, 2014

Of All the Gin Joints

Comments are disabled January 13, 2014 • Comments are disabled

True tales of celebrity hijinks are served up with an equal measure of Hollywood history, movie-star mayhem, and a frothy mix of forty cocktail recipes.
Humphrey Bogart got himself arrested for protecting his drinking buddies,…

READ MORE