Publications with Sample Reading


Rain Forest Wisdom

by Andrew Y. Grant

With renewed interest in man’s primal antecedents, Rain Forest Wisdom offers a wealth of examples of the gorilla’s behavior and what that tells us about being human—from low-fat, high protein diet, to caring for the young to group dynamics and even leadership. Andrew Grant, former managing director of the London Zoo, draws on research, interviews Read More

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My Cancer Year

by Curtis Pesmen

The candidness and originality of Curtis Pesmen’s writing serve as guides along the cancer journey with insights that are both practical and moving. —Melissa Weber, managing editor, CURE magazine In My Cancer Year, Curtis Pesmen, a veteran health journalist and book author, chronicles his successful fight with advanced colon cancer in a brutally honest and Read More

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A Game for Life: Golf’s Rules & Rewards

by Gene Westmoreland

“Gene Westmoreland—with his pleasantly crisp writing style—does a swell job in educating and entertaining the reader on the basics and nuances of the Rules of Golf. Kudos. —David Fay, former Executive Director of the United States Golf Association “A different and wonderful look into the rules of golf. With specific tournament examples and humor, this Read More

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Lost Lustre

by Josh Karlen

“Lost Lustre is a reverberant, strata-rich memoir, written with a relaxed and endearing fluency and modesty. I was engrossed.” —Edward Hoagland, author of Notes from the Century Before Muggings on Avenue C, punk bands at CBGB, parties in a nascent SoHo, dropping out from the famous Music & Art High School. In this episodic, coming-of-age Read More

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The Colorman

by Erika Wood

In this elegiac and brutally honest debut work, a young artist, Rain Morton, attempts to make her mark in Manhattan’s art world despite the weight of influence upon her: her art critic husband, her art dealer step-mother and her father, a renowned author. But just as Rain begins to make her own professional ascent, a Read More

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