The research the author did shine, and I’ve learned several things about Latvia, the region, the way Latvian Jews viewed the Soviets, and a bit of history
Sidney Sheldon was an award-winning writer, director and producer. His career included Broadway plays, motion pictures, as well as television work.
Frank Marshall Davis was an African-American poet, as well as a journalist. Mr. Davis’ poet protested the racial inequality of the 1930s and 40s.
Fritz Leiber (24 December, 1910 – 5 September, 1992) was a science-fiction and fantasy writer, as well as a poet and playwright.
Michael Crichton (23 October, 1942 – 4 November, 2008) was an American author of medical fiction and techno-thrillers, as well as a successful filmmaker. Mr. Crichton is known for many projects, including Westworld, ER, Jurassic Park, and The Andromeda Strain.
Henry Steele Commager (25 October, 1902 – 2 March, 1998) was a prolific writer, intellectual and historian born in Pittsburgh, PA.
Upton Sinclair (20 September, 1878 – 25 November, 1968) was an American writer, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, who published books in several genres.
Edgar Lee Masters (23 August, 1868 – 5 March, 1950) was a poet and biographer from Kansas. A series of poems about his childhood appeared in a St. Louis journal
A biography of the talented actor about career, family & charity work. Mr. Siniseis appreciated just as much for his work with American wounded veterans.
Walt Disney: The Triumph of the American Imagination is a well-researched biography which doesn’t put Disney on a pedestal, or takes his side on several issues