History is merely the present seen later… Alfred Kelman, an emmy award winning filmmaker and longtime resident of Washington, anticipates the history of our town by showing us the people, places, and events of Washington in 2017. With stunning photography, witty commentary and poetic verses, Kelman’s book reveals to us a Washington we live every day. Read more...
Currency is a debut novel that captures the reader with page-turning adventure while it addresses head-on today’s most pressing and intense global economic, military and political issues. Author L Todd Wood's real world experience on both Wall Street and at the center of the US Military Special Operations world combine with a love of history and command of current global issues to create an intense, gripping, timely story. Read more...
For poet and nurse practitioner Cortney Davis, the truth revealed through poetry is similar to what she has experienced in the heightened and urgent dramas that occur in health care--those suspended moments in which a dying heart might be revived or unbearable suffering relieved. We are vulnerable, her poems say, and we are dependent on one another--on the ways in which we care or fail to care for one another, in how we love or fail to love. In poems that are sensual, emotionally searing, and yet unfailingly tender, Davis shines a caregiver's light on the most intimate details of the human body and the spirit within--how the flesh might betray, how it endures, and how ultimately it triumphs. Read more...
Lua the Llama has a dream and sets out on a spiritual journey of self-discovery to find out who she really is. Under the guidance of the old healer don Paqo, she finds the nature of her true self and her place in the world as the Rainbow Llama. Based on the mystical teachings of the Andes, the author's personal experience is translated into a children's tale which teaches the important lessons of unconditional love, service, wisdom and reciprocity. Read more...
A uniquely talented and visionary creative leader in the world of retail, Joseph Cicio's high-profile positions brought him into contact with leading celebrities of the day. He became close friends with figures such as Lady Nancy Slim Keith, Lauren Bacall, Audrey Hepburn, The Kissingers, and Joan Rivers, earning him a fascinating insight into the private lives of people who most can only read about and few were privileged to know intimately. FRIENDS* *Bearing Gifts is about these relationships and the unmatched experience of remembering each one through the beautiful objects they each gave to him. Featuring stunning photography of Cicio's Connecticut home, which has been published several times, and individual essays on each friend and their gifts - the book deeply emphasizes the importance of relationships, and is a reflection on a life filled with friends, objects, and ultimately, exceptional memories. Read more...
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