BOOK NEWS

Publishing: Take a Stroll Down Memory Lane with Wham-O ‘Super Book’ to Celebrate 70 Years of Fun!

Publishing NEWS: -- Wham-O, the iconic all-American recreational toy brand, will release a new commemorative book marking the 70th anniversary of the company. The book, entitled "SUPER BOOK - Fantastic Tales From Inside The Fun Factory" (ISBN: 978-0692163054), takes readers on a journey through the innovation and imagination that led to the creation of some of the world's most inventive, beloved toys and games that every family has played with for the last 70 years.

Publishing: Hanagan’s ‘Loveseed: The Template For Birthing A New World’ Now Available on Amazon

Publishing NEWS: -- Kathleen Hanagan today announces the first printing of her book, "Loveseed: The Template For Birthing A New World," (Library of Congress Control Number: 2018959127, ISBN: 978-1-945586-14-9) by Thomas Noble Books, Wilmington, Del.

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Goebbels: A Biography

Book Review: Peter Longerich’s ‘Goebbels: A Biography’ is Excellent, Appalling, and Instructive

REVIEW: Yes, it's true: Joseph Goebbels Helps today's GOP. Often considered the father of modern propaganda, Goebbels foreshadowed the GOP playbook in terms of distortion, deception, and dishonesty. Peter Longerich's "Goebbels: A Biography" (ISBN: 9781400067510) is excellent, appalling, and instructive.
The Influence Machine

Book Review: In Katz’s ‘The Influence Machine’ Taxpayers Foot the Bill for The USCC

REVIEW: The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is a tool for the forces of evil. Don't believe it? You can read about their anti-American and anti-humanity actions in "The Influence Machine: The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Corporate Capture of American Life" (ISBN: 9780812993288), an excellent modern-day piece of muckraking by Alyssa Katz.

MUSIC AND AUDIO NEWS

Music and Arts: Soul Singer-Songwriter KEA MICHAELS Presents Debut Music Video for Poignant Ballad ‘I Love You’

Music and Performers NEWS: -- One inspired night in 2015, singer-songwriter Kea Michaels sat down to write a poem like a lullaby entitled "I Love You" for one of her daughters...heartfelt prose enriched with motherly adoration. She later turned that poem into a song thinking about an older daughter that had been battling, since birth, kidney hydronephrosis. KEA thought she was about to lose her to the debilitating disorder.

Music and Arts: Ragtime Pianist Featured in Michigan Humanities Council Touring Directory

Music and Performers NEWS: -- The Michigan Humanities Council announced their 2018-2021 Arts and Humanities Touring Directory, offering 40 percent grant funding for arts programming at non-profits, schools, and libraries in Michigan. Traverse City ragtime pianist, Peter Bergin, is one of the featured artists.

SOFTWARE NEWS

Software: Wondershare Recoverit Now Upgraded for External Hard Drive Recovery

Software NEWS: -- Wondershare has released an updated version of Recoverit that effortlessly serves as an external hard drive recovery software. When files get missing from your external storage device either as the result of the presence of a virus or due to bad sector, you can turn to Recoverit for a corrupted hard drive recovery.

Software: Nations Valuation Services Integrates Anow Appraisal Management Software to Accelerate Turn Times and Elevate Customer Experience for Mortgage Lenders

Software NEWS: -- Nations Valuation Services (NVS), the appraisal services division of the Nations Companies, today announced the integration of appraisal management software from Anow with NVS' proprietary management system, AppraisalTRAX(TM).

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