Posts Tagged ‘ essays ’

Candidly, He’s Cautiously Optimistic

May 17, 2013
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How is the American spirit holding up in these difficult times? Peter Funt, syndicated columnist and host of TV’s “Candid Camera,” looks beyond the headlines to find out. In his book “Cautiously Optimistic,” a collection of six dozen essays, Funt uses a light but penetrating touch to take the nation’s temperature. Funt’s canvas is very much like the real world we deal with every day. Sure, Americans are concerned about taxes, education and crime. But we…

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Inside A Successful Writer’s Imagination

May 9, 2013
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Christy Potter is a Midwesterner who moved to New York almost 20 years ago – she calls herself a “displaced hayseed” – to pursue a career as a journalist and creative writer. Her love of talking to people is second only to her love of writing. And all of that comes through in her book”The World is My Oyster But I Didn’t Know How to Cook.” It’s a compendium of humorous and thought-provoking essays on…

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Guaranteed: You Won’t Read Another Book Like This All Year

March 6, 2013
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Daniel Donatelli refers to his new book as “random bits of enjoyable writing.” We think you’ll find it’s a lot deeper than that. “Oh, Title!” is a unique collection of non-fiction essays, short stories, and more. A literary yawp; a hundred thousand words; a compelling, sundry collection. “Oh, Title!” is a one of a kind book. At times a humorous memoir of the author-be-damned, at times a compilation of eclectic fiction, this strange book is…

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