Conrad Aiken (5 August, 1889 – 17 August, 1973) was an American writer and poet. Mr. Aiken was a Pulitzer Prize winner and a U.S. Poet Laureate.
Daniel J. Boorstin was a historian specializing in both American and world history. Mr. Boorstin was the twelfth Librarian of the United States Congress.
Jacques Futrelle (9 April, 1875) was a journalist and mystery writer known for writing short detective stories featuring Professor Augustus S. F. X. Van Dusen.
The Cotillion Brigade: A Novel of the Civil War and the Most Famous Female Militia in American History the story of the Nancy Hart Rifles & Union Col. La Grange
Mrs. Robinson was charged to allegedly changed the grades to conform with standardized testing, & circumstances caused public schools to be considered failures
Yitzhak Goldah survived a Nazi concentration camp in Czechoslovakia, he moved to Savannah, GA to live with his relatives Pearl and Abe Jesler. The Jeslers are part of a vivacious Jewish community in Georgia which has been there since the founding of the state (colony at the time).
About: The One: The Life and Music of James Brown by RJ Smith is a biographyof the Godfather of Soul. The title “The One” refers mainly to the artist’s emphasis on playing the right beat. The publisher is giving away one copy of this book— use the form at the end of the post to enter. 464 pages Publisher: Gotham (March 15, 2012) Language: English ISBN-10: 1592406572 My rating for The One – 5 Buy this book in paper or electronic format through the Man of la Book Affiliate Account More books by RJ Smith Thoughts: The One: The Life and Music of James Brown by RJ Smith is a true testament that the nickname of “The Hardest Working Man in Show Business” is not an empty gesture. While I don’t think I’d like to have worked with Mr. Brown or even would have liked him personally, I can certainly appreciate and even admire his work ethic. In this new biography, which digresses often but always stays on message, James Brown comes across as a demanding, violent, abusing and demanding man. However, this giant of music grew up in violent times; shaped by a segregated South in a rural community riddled with crime and poverty, which he never…