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by Glen AaronIn 2004, the author, Glen Aaron, was sentenced to two years in federal prison arising out of his attorney representation of a wealthy Wall Street Journal heiress and her husband. The Prison People; The Prison Experience takes you on an interesting to unique inmates met and what it is like to be incarcerated in America. It is not an "oh poor me" book. Fascinating characters and a look at America's criminal justice system brings both humor and serious introspection about how we go about legislatin... more
Observer: The Ronnie Lee and Jackie Bancroft Spencer Morgan Story, a tale of people, greed, envy,: a tale of people, greed, envyby Glen AaronWhen Hugh Bancroft,Jr., family owner of The Wall Street Journal, died, he left his wife, Jackie Bancroft, one of the wealthiest women in America. After she built the Spencer Theater in Ruidoso, New Mexico, and paid twenty-three million in cash for it, she married her gay interior decorator, Ron Morgan, for the last fling of her life. Glen Aaron, author, was the lawyer for for Morgan and had been so for many years through multiple legal problems. As Aaron came to know Jackie, they became fast fri... more
by H. Darren Porter and Brad Kersey
From the Back Cover: It is an undeniable fact that every man finds dating to be awful, and every man is awful at it. This is hardly surprising, since no guy understands anything about women. How is he supposed to succeed at dating when he has no clue what the female expects him to say, wear, or do? What is the correct response when she asks his opinion on her stupid hairstyle or the size of her buttocks? Is there anything he can do to reduce the amount of time she spends grim... more
by Lori MendelInterviews with 62 people living in Israel...some native, some immigrants, diverse ethnicity. Authentic! Everyone has a story.
by steve scheierMy book details a practice, Decision Clarity, for clarifying power and decision-making in nonprofit organization. Using our method and examples and exercises, I hope to shed light on the ways that nonprofits hinder their effective operation and provide them with a method for improving their effectiveness and growing more nonprofit leaders.
by Allen DeeverSummer is the time that millions of future writers in this country dream of attending a writers’ conference, but sadly the majority of those promising writers will be unable to attend one due to a variety of circumstances. Happily, such a conference can come to them in the recently-published non-fiction book, "Writers' Conference in a Book: Top Ten Truths of Writing Better, Faster, Easier and More Profitably." As the title and subtitle pinpoints, this enlightening book is truly the equivalent of... more
by Inkwater PressIf someone out there is planning on going to Rwanda, I would highly recommend picking up this book. It's light in tone, often humorous, and entails almost everything you will meet in terms of challenges and general wonderment when embarking on a surreal journey to Rwanda. The practical advice here will really help on your trip. Some amazing interactions with locals and cultural experiences make the book interesting. For those of you who are obsessed with the sheer variety in the many types of Rw... more
by Alan F. RozichGlobal warming rightfully earned the title of “An Inconvenient Truth”. However, there are a number of other inconvenient truths that comprise a Super Nexus. The super nexus consists of societal needs for economic and environmental sustainability, economic and population expansion, and simultaneous resources needs. These trends will begin to act collectively in a negatively synergistic manner to the detriment of human civilization if left unchecked. One consequence is skyrocketing resource costs ... more
by Sakti SenguptaNEW BOOK OFFERS FIRST IN-DEPTH LOOK AT THE FILMS OF GIRISH KASARAVALLI, A MASTER OF INDIAN INDEPENDENT CINEMA Although he’s won dozens of prestigious film awards in his native India, Girish Kasaravalli is still “one of the most underestimated filmmakers of our time.” In Discovering Indian Independent Cinema: The Films of Girish Kasaravalli, Sakti Sengupta gives Kasaravalli his due as a major artist working outside the massive – and yet entirely restrictive – sphere of Bollywood. This book... more
by Lia FairchildFour Friends. Four Different Paths. One Unwavering Friendship. Love, laughter, promises, and secrets bind together four independent adults pursuing different paths while trying to maintain their twenty-year friendship. Jax always lived on the edge, skating through life with no apparent ambition, yet remained the energy and emotional cement of the group. She longs to be accepted. Sage, raised by career-driven parents, has always followed a carefully laid out plan for her future. But, one... more
by Eldon N. Spady
Join Eldon Spady and his family on seven birding trips around the United States and in Costa Rica. This is a humorous look at birding and birders as well as a family at play. Though some of their trips involved about as much luxury as any true birder can expect, some, in Spady’s words, involved “...places where we were afraid to use the washcloths, where you couldn’t walk on the floor of the dining room without your shoes sticking, where the sheets were adorned with cigarett... more
by Markus Stormson
by Jean YeagerThe author looked into his heart and found the world. Then he asked himself three simple questions: "Who Am I?", "Why Am I Here?" and "What Do I Want?" According to the author, the simple questions “Are like three Angels which lovingly sliced like thin knives into my heart and my everyday life. The world fell out and I bled love and formerly unseen, mystical, allegorical, emotional insights.” The writing is richly creative, evocative, poetic, crisp, and whimsical and affirms the universal Human ... more
by Clint Edwards
Using a candid, raw, and humorous voice, Clint writes about issues all parents face, from marriage, to babies, to toddlers, to the grade school years. With views on parenting that are often off-beat and unconventional, “This Is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things” emanates a genuine warmth, enthusiasm and most of all, an unshakeable dedication to being the best father and husband he can be.
by Zinovia Dushkova
Hidden away for long millennia, the world’s most ancient sacred text reveals the past, present, and future of humanity
A million years ago, the Great Masters of Wisdom recorded a mysterious manuscript widely known as the Book of Dzyan — a Tibetan name meaning the Book of Secret Wisdom. Written in a language unfamiliar to modern philology, called Senzar, this oldest book in the world has served as the source of every ancie... more