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The book, Eat Now; Talk Later

The book, Eat Now; Talk Later

Eat Now; Talk Later: 52  True Tales of Family, Feasting, and the American Dream by James Vescovi is one of the most unique collection of stories I’ve read in some time. Vescovi put together 52 short stories about his grandparents, Tony and Desolina Vescovi. They were born about 1900, grew up in Italian farming communities (that hadRead more…Read more…

July 11 is World Population Day

July 11 is World Population Day

World Population Day “is an annual event, observed on July 11, which seeks to raise awareness of global population issues. The event was established by the Governing Council of the United Nations Development Programme in 1989. It was inspired by the public interest in Five Billion Day on July 11, 1987, approximately the date on which the world’s population reachedRead more…Read more…

State of the World 2014: Governing for Sustainability

State of the World 2014: Governing for Sustainability

Review by Ken Hanson In State of the World 2014, the Worldwatch Institute has collected essays from some of the leaders in the discussion of world sustainability. Under the direction of Tom Prugh and Michael Renner, more than 28 experts and scholars tackle the premise that “today’s sustainability crisis is much more a political problemRead more…Read more…

Shout Out For LiveTrue Book Reviewers!

Shout Out For LiveTrue Book Reviewers!

In March I showcased three books for review here.  Thanks to Adam Pober, for reviewing Believe It! You Know an Atheist, and Kendall Hanson for his review of Stuffocation. Interested in reading a LiveTrue book, reviewing with by line and for cash? I’m looking for reviewers for these two interesting nonfiction books:Read more…