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60 Stories in 30 Seconds

In 60 Stories About 30 Seconds by Bruce Van Dusen

October 7, 2020 10:09 am Published by Leave your thoughts

In 60 Stories About 30 Seconds, Bruce Van Dusen, Post Hill Press - The richness of Bruce Van Dusen’s book, “In 60 Stories About 30 Seconds,” springs from his perspective of key events that dramatically changed the production of television commercials during his forty-five years as a TV ad director and producer. 


Red Dress in Black & White

Book Review: Red Dress in Black & White by Elliot Ackerman

May 17, 2020 11:15 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Red Dress in Black & White, Elliot Ackerman, Alfred A. Knopf - Former Marine Elliot Ackerman, who lived a swath of time in Turkey, offers us his new novel, “Red Dress in Black and White,” which focuses on that country’s political upheaval, in particular the 2013 Gezi Park demonstration that left many protestors dead and thousands imprisoned.


Winter Sisters by Tim Westover

Book Review: Winter Sisters by Tim Westover

April 10, 2020 8:30 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Winter Sisters, Tim Westover, QW Publishers - Author Tim Westover weaves an illuminating tall tale about ancient vs. modern medicine in his novel, “Winter Sisters.” The story begins in the early 1800s with the arrival of Audrey Waycross fresh out of medical school.