Stephen Jay Gould (10 September, 1941 – 20 May, 2002) was a paleontologist who wrote science books for both scientists as well as the general public.
Hubert Selby Jr. (23 July, 1928 – 26 April, 2004) was a writer and novelist from Brooklyn, NY known for exploring the New York area.
The novel is strongest in its depiction of the day-to-day living with a person suffering from Alzheimer’s. An undignified way to slowly die for those affected.
Sylvia Porter (18 June, 1913 – 5 June, 1991) was an economist, journalist and author from Patchogue, New York, on the south shore of Long Island.
Hans Christian Andersen (2 April, 1805 – 4 August, 1875) was an author, playwright, and poet from Denmark. He is the best known fairy-tale author in the world.
Kathrine Swift is a talented pianist who married the competent banker James Warburg meets and falls in love with composer George Gershwin in this music novel
Bending Toward the Sun A Mother and Daughter Memoir by Leslie Gilbert-Lurie & Rita Lurie – of how the mother’s holocaust experience affected later generations
To Be Honest by Michael Leviton is a memoir focusing on the author’s upbringing in a family which believes that “honesty is the best policy
This is a short biography on one of the most influential men in American pop-culture, and a true American success story. The book tries to tie Stan Lee’s stories and ideas to Jewish culture and Jewish religious book, some of the passages are a stretch, but all of them are interesting and show an understanding of the author of the characters he created.
François-Auguste-René, vicomte de Chateaubriand (4 September, 1768 – 4 July, 1848) was a French author and diplomat, known as one of the first Romantic writes of his country.