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Author Archives: Rhetta Akamatsu

I am an author of non-fiction books and an online journalist. My books include Haunted Marietta, The Irish Slaves, T'ain't Nobody's Business If I Do: Blues Women Past and Present, and Sex Sells: Women in Photography and Film.

Book Review: ‘Heads in Beds: A Reckless Memoir of Hotels, Hustles, and So-Called Hospitality’ by Jacob Tomsky


Honest and eye-opening and definitely worth picking up. Read More »

Concert Review: Michael Nesmith at The Variety Playhouse, Atlanta, GA, November 2, 2013


Michael Nesmith provided a great night of superior music, camaraderie, and good feeling at The Variety Playhouse. Read More »

Book Review: ‘My American Revolution: A Modern Expedition Through History’s Forgotten Battlegrounds’ by Robert Sullivan


Take a rambling look at the American Revolution in New York, New Jersey, and a bit of Pennsylvania. Read More »

Music Review: Van Morrison – ‘Moondance’ Deluxe Edition (4 CDs/1 Blu-ray Audio) [Box set]


This set includes an excellently remastered version of the original CD and a Blu-ray audio disc, plus multiple alternate takes of 13 Morrison songs. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Don’t Give up, You Can Make It If You Try, You Can Win’ by Joe Simon


A stylistically flawed but moderately interesting autobiography of his life as an R 'n' B star and calling to the ministry. Read More »

Book Review: ‘The Last Laugh’ by Arjuna Ardagh


While the plot is not entirely convincing, this novel with a strong spiritual message is entertaining and thought-provoking. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Louder Than Hell: The Definitive Oral History of Metal’ by Jon Wiederhorn and Katherine Turman


The metal scene is violent and brutal, but for fans of the genre this is the only book they will ever need to read to understand the scene. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Aunt Dimity and the Lost Prince’ by Nancy Atherton


Relax and enjoy a mad adventure through great old houses among eccentric and wonderfully written characters. Read More »

DVD Review: ‘My Father and The Man in Black: Growing Up With Johnny Cash’


Jonathan tells the story of his father and Johnny Cash in an honest and compelling documentary. Read More »

Music Review: Tedeschi Trucks Band – ‘Made Up Mind’


The album shines on every track, delivering Southern blues rock and soul in stellar manner. Read More »