BOOK NEWS

Publishing: Glenn Koenig Celebrates Release of his First Book, ‘A Man Wearing a Dress’

Publishing NEWS: -- After three years of work, first time author Glenn Koenig is celebrating the publication of his first book, "A Man Wearing a Dress" (ISBN: 978-0998583303) now available from publisher Message Rain. He plans to host a book release party on Nov. 14, 2017 at the Robbins Library, 700 Mass. Ave., in Arlington center.

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.

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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: Dallas’ 11th Annual Feast of Sharing Features Emerald City Band

Music and Performers NEWS: -- Emerald City Band will be performing at the 2017 Annual Feast of Sharing on Nov. 9, in the Centennial Building at Fair Park (1300 Robert B Cullum Blvd, Dallas, Texas). This free holiday meal for the less fortunate in Dallas is open to people of all ages and is served by volunteers "restaurant style."

Music and Arts: Artist Zepet Releases New EP

Music and Performers NEWS: -- Pop rock artist Zepet recently announced the release of his new EP "Zepet" on November 1, 2017. The album features four distinctive tracks that will definitely stir up troubling emotions inside of listeners.

SOFTWARE NEWS

Software: Coolmuster Rolls Out Its Biggest Thanksgiving 2017 Promo Sale: Buy All Products at 40-percent Off

Software NEWS: -- Coolmuster, a leading provider of mobile helper tool of Android and iOS users, today announces its biggest Thanksgiving sale promotion to celebrate Thanksgiving and Black Friday with customers. In appreciation of their long-term support, Coolmuster is rolling out a 40-percent discount off for customers which is available on all programs from Coolmuster Studio.

Software: Five Top-30 Lenders Choose Cloudvirga’s Digital Mortgage Platform in Last 100 Days

Software NEWS: -- Cloudvirga, developer of intelligent mortgage point-of-sale (POS) platforms, has signed five of the nation's top 30 non-bank lenders in the last 100 days. The new customers collectively originate over $100 billion in loans annually. The announcement follows the firm's addition of Michael Schreck as CEO in June and the completion of a $15 million Series B funding round led by Blackstone Group portfolio company Incenter in March.

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