Thursday , February 27 2020

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, Southern Crossroads: Georgia Bluesand Sex Sells: Women in Photography and Film.

Book Review: ‘Losing My Misery’ by Bobby Long

In the collection of poetry 'Losing My Misery' Bobby Long certainly has a way with words, and while his words do not flow to my ear like those of Dylan Thomas, or for that mater Bob Dylan, he is skilled a expressing both wry humor and many other shades of emotion from despair to hope and contentment within the poetiic franework, with or without music.

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Book Review: ‘Stand Up and Sing! Pete Seeger, Folk Music and the Path to Justice’ by Susanna Reich

'Stand Up And Sing! Pete Seeger, Folk Music, and the Path to Justice' by Susanna Reich is a picture book intended for children in grades 3 through 7. But, like the music and message of Pete Seeger himself, it is really a book for everyone

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Convention Review: AnachroCon Offers Adventure in Time (Atlanta GA, Feb. 2017)

AnachroCon is an immersive adventure in and exploration of time, the best kind of escapism. This year the theme was the '60s – any '60. Hippies mingled with belles from the Civil War era and cowboys from the Wild West.

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