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   The American Dream has always included the idea of satisfying employment and upward mobility, but a new book by Deepak Singh sketches out a less rosy reality.

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PR for People® Reviews: Beyond $15 – Jonathan Rosenblum

BOOKS: By Barbara Lloyd McMichael

   My hometown of SeaTac, Washington – a landscape snared between the burgeoning metropolises of Seattle and Tacoma – is home not only to the 9th busiest airport in the nation but also to a hugely diverse immigrant population. The local school district reports that more than a hundred different primary languages are represented in its student body.

   Even more remarkable is...


Ancient Animal Rights Tale Gets a Human Menagerie

Two Rabbis, a Kentucky Sufi, a Christian editor, a Muslim artist, a Saudi Arabian princess.

Two American Rabbis translated and adapted an ancient Iraqi tale into what is believed to be the first English adaptation---The Animals’ Lawsuit Against Humanity.  Rabbi Dan Bridge and Rabbi Anson Laytner put more action into the story, jazzed up the ending, and personified both the animals and the humans. The book...


A History of Ambition in 50 Hoaxes – Gale Eaton

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A History of Ambition in 50 Hoaxes – Gale Eaton

Tilbury House – 272 pp - $24.95

 Fake news has certainly been having a hey-day. From the White House to the Kremlin, disinformation, fear-mongering and smear campaigns have left news consumers reeling. For the nation’s new Commander-in-Tweet to call our foremost news organizations “fake media...


This Is How It Always Is – Laurie Frankel

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This Is How It Always Is – Laurie Frankel Flatiron Books – 332 pp - $25.99

   So let’s talk about risk. Is it something you take on, like skydiving? Or something you fend off, with mutual funds and homeowner’s insurance?

   Life – let’s face it – is a risky proposition. But it’s riskier for some people than it is for others.

  Take the transgender population....


BOOKS: The Big Thing – Phyllis Korkki

BOOKS: Book review by Barbara Lloyd McMichaelHow to stick your neck out and accomplish your Big Thing in 2017

The Big Thing – Phyllis Korkki HarperCollins – 256 pp - $26.99

Those of us who make the same New Year’s resolutions every January 1 without ever reaching our goal will find a kindred spirit in Phyllis Korkki – and rekindled hope. 

A business journalist for the New...