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Profile: Author Barry Hornig

Without a Net Cover

The decision to write this memoir came about from Hornig’s anger about his great ups and downs in life and the question, “Why do they continue to happen to me?” He needed to get it out of his system. Through writing, he hoped to see life more clearly and get rid of some of the anger and pain. Read More »

Interview with Helga Stipa Madland, Author of ‘You’re Not From Around Here, Are You? Reminiscences’

"I write about my family’s experience as refugees from Upper Silesia, our emigration to Canada and later the United States."

I am aware that not much has been written in English about the period immediately after World War II in Germany. I hope this book will fill a little bit of that lacuna. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Huckster: My Life as an Ad Man’ by Ron Elgin

Huckster Ron Elgin

Despite the often self-deprecating humor in these pages, I really appreciated the honesty Ron shows about his business, the mistakes he made, what he learned, and the overall sense of goodwill about work and life that he presents. Anyone in business will be able to appreciate the stories and lessons. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns)’ by Mindy Kaling

Mindy Kaling's book

Ever wonder what a conversation with Mindy Kaling might sound like? Read More »

Graphic Novel Review: ‘A Matter of Life’ by Jeffrey Brown


Subtitled “An Autobiographical Meditation on Fatherhood and Faith,” Brown’s GN proves both sweet and challenging. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Buck ‘Em!: The Autobiography of Buck Owens’ by Buck Owens and Randy Poe

Buck Owens Buck Em

Buck Owens was and is a country legend and now eight years after his death he shares his life with help from Randy Poe and hundreds of hours of his taped stories. 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: ‘I Dreamed I Was A Very Clean Tramp’ by Richard Hell

Richard Hell

A glimpse into the creative mind pushed to its extreme in its search for stimulation. Read More »

Book Review: Alana Stewart’s Rearview Mirror


A compelling story of success and emotional abuse. Read More »

TV Review: Steven Soderbergh’s Behind the Candelabra


Michael Douglas and Matt Damon give superb performances as Liberace and his young protege in Steven Soderbergh's surprisingly affecting biopic. Read More »