BOOK NEWS

Publishing: Comedienne Who Stutters Releases Memoir in 2019 – ‘Stutterer Interrupted: The Comedian Who Almost Didn’t Happen’

Publishing NEWS: -- Stuttering Comedian, Nina G. announces the release of her second book: "Stutterer Interrupted: The Comedian Who Almost Didn't Happen" (ISBN: 978-1631526428; August 6, 2019). While childhood angst and everyday incidents offer fodder for her stand-up comedy on stage, Nina G. peels aside the punchlines to share her very personal story in her new book.

Publishing: New Book, ‘WWI Crusaders’ About Band of Yanks Saving Millions from Starvation Garners National Recognition

Publishing NEWS: -- The new nonfiction book, "WWI Crusaders: A band of Yanks in German-occupied Belgium help save millions from starvation as civilians resist the harsh German rule" (ISBN: 978-0990689386), is one of only 100 self-published books named to the prestigious Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2018. Authored by Jeffrey B. Miller and published by Milbrown Press, it was released on Veterans Day 2018 to honor the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I.

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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 Releases Free Hard Drive Recovery Software That Works Just as Well for Memory Cards and SD Cards

Software NEWS: -- Say goodbye to your data loss woes! Wondershare's free recovery software helps users retrieve lost data from hard drives, memory cards and SD cards easily and quickly. Hard drives, memory cards and SD cards are great memory storage devices that can store several different types of data including documents, photos and movies.

Software: ZKTeco USA Announces Partnership with V-Authenticate

Software NEWS: -- ZKTeco USA, a leading provider of biometric and RFID security solutions, is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with V-Authenticate, an independently owned software developer primarily known for their next-generation visitor management software called VAMS (Visitor Authentication and Management System).

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