BOOK NEWS

Publishing: The 50th Anniversary of first Heart Transplant is Special Event to Veteran Transplant Surgeon Kristine Guleserian

Publishing NEWS: -- December 3, 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the world's first human-to-human heart transplant, notes Mark Oristano, author of "Surgeons' Story" (ISBN: 978-1935953784). South African physician Dr. Christiaan Barnard performed the surgery which astonished the world in Capetown. The patient, 54-year old Louis Washkansky, lived with another person's heart pumping his blood for 18 days.

Publishing: ‘Optimal Nonprofit Financial Management through Outsourcing’ by Rocky Davidson, CPA available from Qbix Accounting Solutions

Publishing NEWS: -- Qbix Accounting Solutions announces a new eBook by Rocky Davidson, CPA. The 8-page eBook, "Optimal Nonprofit Financial Management through Outsourcing" is written for Nonprofit Executive Directors who are looking to improve their accounting function.

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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: Stage to Studio Soul Singer-Songwriter-Actor Los Angeles Native PHILLIP BRANDON Debuts at The Colony Theatre in Burbank

Music and Performers NEWS: -- Springing forth following eight years of tours as "Narrator" with platinum selling rock band Trans-Siberian Orchestra to a feature role in the life story of Gospel legend BeBe Winans, "Born For This: The Musical," Los Angeles native singer-songwriter-actor Phillip Brandon now proudly unveils his debut CD, "The Story Begins," via a spectacular live launch performance Thursday, October 12 at The Colony Theatre in Burbank, California.

Music and Arts: Music Entrepreneur Mia A. Irizarry Launches TrendCulprit’s ‘Music as a Business Telesummit’ Featuring Renowned Industry Specialists

Music and Performers NEWS: -- Mia A. Irizarry, a successful music entrepreneur and the CEO of TrendCulprit, an online music business and support portal for independent artists, has gathered some of the industry's most brilliant minds to discuss their views, techniques and secrets to the business. Their insightful presentations will be revealed September 5 through September 25 as TrendCulprit hosts the innovative "Music as a Business Telesummit."

SOFTWARE NEWS

Software: VanDyk Mortgage Enables Borrowers to Automate Asset Verification Using AccountChek by FormFree for Faster Mortgage Closings

Software NEWS: -- FormFree today announced that VanDyk Mortgage Corporation has selected its flagship AccountChek(R) service for automated asset verification. Loan officers at VanDyk have already begun offering AccountChek as an alternative to manual, paper-based asset verification. In addition, borrowers can choose AccountChek as a faster alternative to uploading bank statements when using VanDyk's self-service mortgage portal, powered by Ellie Mae's Encompass Consumer Connect.

Software: Edupoint Partners with Certica Solutions to Expand Synergy Assessment with Navigate Item Bank

Software NEWS: -- Edupoint Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy Education Platform for K-12 student information and learning management, has partnered with Certica Solutions to offer the Navigate Item Bank to client districts using Edupoint's Synergy Assessment solution. The optional Navigate Item Bank can be accessed within the Synergy Assessment interface.

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