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New Release: A WORLD OF TALENT AND OTHER STORIES by Philip K. Dick

A WORLD OF TALENT AND OTHER STORIES by Philip K. Dick

A WORLD OF TALENT AND OTHER STORIES by Philip K. Dick

In a 1977 speech, Phillip K. Dick said “A novelist carries with him constantly what most women carry in large purses: much that is useless, a few absolutely essential items, and then, for good measure, a great number of things that fall in between. But the novelist does not transport them physically because his trove of possessions is mental. Now and then he adds a new and entirely useless idea; now and then he reluctantly cleans out the trash — the obviously worthless ideas — and with a few sentimental tears sheds them. Once in a great while, however, he happens by chance onto a thoroughly stunning idea new to him that he hopes will turn out to be new to everyone else.  Read more…

New Release: SAVING BEN: A FATHER’S STORY OF AUTISM by Dan E. Burns

SAVING BEN: A FATHER'S STORY OF AUTISM by Dan E. Burns

SAVING BEN: A FATHER’S STORY OF AUTISM by Dan E. Burns

Each year thousands of children are diagnosed with autism, a devastating neurological disorder that profoundly affects a person’s language and social development. Saving Ben is the story of one family coping with autism, told from the viewpoint of a father struggling to understand his son’s strange behavior and rescue him from a downward spiral.

“Take him home, love him, and save your money for his institutionalization when he turns 21.” That was the best advice his doctor could offer in 1990 when three-year-old Ben was diagnosed with autism. Read more…

New Release: BLOOD ON THE MOON: THE ASSASSINATION OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN by Edward Steers, Jr.

BLOOD ON THE MOON: THE ASSASSINATION OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN by Edward Steers, Jr.

Winner of the 2001 The Lincoln Group of New York’s Award of Achievement A History Book Club Selection The assassination of Abraham Lincoln is usually told as a tale of a lone deranged actor who struck from a twisted lust for revenge. This is not only too simple an explanation; Blood on the Moon reveals that it is completely wrong. John Wilkes Booth was neither mad nor alone in his act of murder. He received the help of many, not the least of whom was Dr. Samuel Alexander Mudd, the Charles County physician who has been portrayed as the innocent victim of a vengeful government.  Read more…