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Fun Facts Friday: Father’s Day Edition

It’s Father’s Day and while researching this post I have noticed how lacking literature is when it comes to fathers. Even the “manly” novels don’t seem to pay much respect to the role fathers play in the lives of their children. I did manage to get ten though, but tried to stay away from the […]

Free Download of Go the F–k to Sleep by Adam Mansbach, Narrated by Samuel L. Jackson (and some venting)

Last night, while “flutzing” around I discovered a link to the free audio download of “Go the F—k to Sleep” by Adam Mansbach (website | book website) narrated by Samuel L. Jackson.  This is a short book, much like the good night books you read your kids and the audio lasts about six minutes. Buy […]

Guest Post by Bruce Sallan – “Men Are Parents, Too aka Why I Wrote My Book”

When I tell people that I write a parenting column and host a radio show about parenting, relationships, and other “emotional” reactions, I often get a surprised reaction as if men shouldn’t or can’t address these issues.  How ironic in our so-called progressive and PC times.  The reality is actually that things are far from […]

Book Review: The Profession by Steven Pressfield

About: “The Profession” by Steven Pressfield (website |Facebook) is a fictional book about the project future of America. The story is told from the perspective of a solider on the ground. 336 pages Publisher: Crown ISBN: 0385528736 My rating for The Profession – 5 Buy & Save on “The Profession” through the ManOfLa­Book affil­i­ate account […]

Cover Gallery: 1984

While doing my research for yesterday’s post, Friday Fun Facts: 1984, I discovered some wonderful covers that have been done for the book over the years.  Here are some, hope you enjoy them – let me know which one is your favorite. Picture from http://nmitsoftwareengineering.blogspot.com Image from http://www.ymag.it Penguin Books has commissioned Shepard Fairey of […]

Fun Facts Friday: 1984

This week George Orwell’s classic “1984” has been published all the way back in 1949. The dystopian novel with its all-seeing leader “Big Brother” because a symbol worldwide for intrusive and oppressive government bureaucracy. The story is about Winston Smith and his attempt to rebel against the totalitarian state in which he lives. 1) The […]

Book Review: Unbelievable Adventures of a WW II German War Bride by Ingeborg M. Johnston

About: The memoir “Unbelievable Adventures of a WW II German War Bride” by Ingeborg M. Johnston is an important book for Johnston‘s family. She mentions that her family asked her to write this book because she had some adventures which in today’s world are hard to imagine. And they’re right. 226 pages Publisher: BookSurge Publishing […]

Book Review: The Ranger by Ace Atkins

About: “The Ranger” by Ace Atkins (website | Facebook) is a fictional book following a hometown hero fight for right. This is the first in a new series. 352 pages Publisher: Putnam Adult ISBN-10: 0399157484 My rat­ing for The Ranger Dead — 4 Buy & Save on “The Ranger” through the ManOfLa­Book affil­i­ate account on: […]

Author Q&A with Joseph Braude

Joseph Braude (web­site | Twit­ter | Face­book) has a new book called“The Hon­ored Dead: A Story of Friend­ship, Mur­der, and the Search for Truth in the Arab World” (book review). It is a smart, nonfiction book written in lyri­cal prose and engag­ing story. Mr. Braude was kind enough to answer a few questions about “The […]

Book Review: The Honored Dead by Joseph Braude

Journalist Joseph Braude has spent several month embedded in a Moroccan police precinct in Casablanca. The city of Casablanca has many issues (beside star crossed lovers running away from the Vichy representatives and Nazis) drug cartels, al-Qaeda cells as well as crimes which plague any cities its size.

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