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Book Review: ‘My Salinger Year’ by Joanna Rakoff

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Joanna Rakoff presents a quiet emotional look at her early professional life and the impact one writer had on it. Read More »

Book Review: “Dear Leader” by Jang Jin-Sung

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An inside look at North Korea from a favorite poet of Kim Jung-Il and government propagandist. Read More »

The Funeral

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"I'm tired of preaching funeral sermons about dead people who have never lived to dead people who have never lived," said Reverend Ledbetter. Read More »

Interview: Comedian Todd Glass, Author of ‘The Todd Glass Situation’

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"I recommend everyone write a book, even if its just for yourself." Read More »

Interview: Faye Rapoport DesPres, Author of ‘Message from a Blue Jay’

"I rarely think of the financial side of things when I define success."

Faye Rapoport was born in New York City and has lived in upstate New York, Colorado, England, and Israel. She earned Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees from Brandeis University and the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry before starting a career writing for environmental organizations. After becoming a full-time and freelance journalist, she also built a ... Read More »

Book Review: ‘Let the Tornado Come’ by Rita Zoey Chin

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A coming of age memoir about a woman overcoming a difficult past. Read More »

Book Review: ‘How to Write a Memoir in 30 Days’ by Roberta Temes, PhD

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Did you ever want to write your memoir but didn’t know where to start? Read More »

Book Review: ‘How to Write a Memoir in 30 Days’ by Roberta Temes, Ph.D.

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When writing about difficult times in life, inspiration comes from the many samples extracted from student memoirs. Seeing others put their struggles down on paper and wring meaning from their experiences will empower the reader to do the same, and to create a process of therapeutic self-discovery along with the satisfaction of the daily writing habit. Read More »

Book Review: ‘A Grandfather’s Gift’ by James E. Smith, Sr.

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I learned a lot about what it was like long ago in Mississippi and laughed along the way. Read More »

Book Review: ‘How to Write a Memoir in 30 Days’ by Roberta Temes

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This clear and easy guide will allow anyone to write their memoir step-by-step in just 30 days. Read More »