Business presentations; Public speaking; Interpersonal communication; Business communication; Success
Kim Dower discusses her book, “Life is a Series of Presentations: 8 Ways to Punch Up Your People Skills at Work, at Home, Anytime, Anywhere,” co-authored with Tony Jeary and J.E. Fishman. Dower says she helps authors with their presentation...
Corporate power; Organizational behavior; Success in business
Art Kleiner discusses his book, “Who Really Matters.” He begins by explaining the importance of a core group, an inner circle of elite members who make an organization run. He talks about several strategies for running a company, and that the...
Mind and body
Marc Barasch discusses his book, “The Healing Path.” He begins by explaining that his book teaches alternative ways of healing through the power of prayer and spirituality. He talks about his own diagnosis of cancer in his vocal chords, and...
Dr. Aliza A. Lifshitz discusses her book, “Mamá Sana, Bebé Sano : Una Guia en Espanol e Inglés Sobre el Embarazo, la Atención Prenatal, el Nacimiento y el Cuidado del Recién Nacido = Healthy Mother, Healthy Baby : a Spanish/English Guide to...
Crescent Dragonwagon discusses her book, “Passionate Vegetarian.” She explains that the book includes over 1,000 recipes and promotes eating as a family. She talks about moving from New York to Arkansas, and how she became a vegetarian at age...
Justice, Charlotte (Fictitious character) - Fiction;
Police - California - Los Angeles - Fiction;
African American police - Fiction;
African American women - Fiction;
Policewomen - Fiction;
Los Angeles (Calif.) - Fiction
Paula L. Woods discusses her novel, “Dirty Laundry.” She begins by explaining this is another book in the series that follows her character Charlotte Justice. She talks about how the city of Los Angeles changes after every political...
Children of interfaith marriage - Germany - Biography;
Jews - Germany - History - 1933-1945;
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) - Germany - Personal narratives;
Germany - Biography
Cynthia Crane discusses her book, “Divided Lives.” She begins by explaining how she studied in Germany and wanted to interview people who were half Jewish and half Christian. She describes her own personal experience finding out that her...
Tara Lynda Guber discusses her book, “Contact.” She begins by explaining that she developed a new form of yoga that allows people to physically interact with each other while meditating. She talks about how this type of yoga can be done with...
Harriette Cole discusses her book, “Choosing Truth.” She begins by explaining that she spent many years as a fashion writer and now works to make women more confident with their body image. She advises that people should pay attention to...
Harold S. Kushner discusses his book, “Overcoming Life’s Disappointments.” He begins by explaining that he is a rabbi and a marriage counselor at his synagogue. He talks about God’s promise to never abandon his people in difficult times. ...
Presidents - United States - Election - 1992;
United States - Politics and government - 1989-1993
Mark Miller discusses his book, “Quest for the Presidency, 1992.” He begins by describing the 1992 Presidential Election between the candidates George H. W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and Ross Perot. He talks about his experience as a reporter for...
Books - History;
Books and reading - History;
Book collecting - History;
Libraries - History
Nicholas A. Basbanes discusses his book, “Patience & Fortitude.” He begins by explaining that he named his book after the two lion statues in front of the New York Public Library. He talks about the importance of folios at icons, such as the...
China - Civilization - Juvenile literature;
China - Civilization
Maywan Shen Krach discusses her children’s book, “D is for Doufu.” She begins by explaining that the word ‘dofou’ is the English equivalent of ‘tofu’ and that she wanted to relate to what Americans know about Chinese culture. She...
Middle-aged women - Poetry;
Self-realization in women - Poetry
Sonya Sones discusses her book, “The Hunchback of Neiman Marcus.” She begins by explaining that she wanted to write about things that have been happening in her life as she gets older. Martinson asks Sones to read a passage about a mother’s...
American literature - 19th century - History and criticism - Theory, etc.;
Criticism - United States - History - 20th century;
Literature and history - United States
Peter Shaw discusses his book, “Recovering American Literature.” He begins by explaining the different ways in which readers and critics interpret literature. He talks about several works from important American authors such as, “The...
American literature - Women authors - History and criticism - Theory, etc.;
American literature - 20th century - History and criticism - Theory, etc.;
Women and literature - United States - History - 20th century;
Authorship - Sex differences
Janet Sternburg discusses her second book, “The Writer on Her Work, Volume II.” She begins by explaining that her book is a collection of personal essays by female writers. She talks about authors such as Virginia Woolf, Margaret Atwood, and...
Maverick (Television program);
Microsoft Visual C++;
C++ (Computer program language);
Windows (Computer programs)
Ed Robertson discusses his book, “Maverick.” He begins by explaining that his book is about the film and television series, “Maverick.” He talks about how he first watched the show in syndication in reruns. He discusses the hero...
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) - Public opinion;
Public opinion - United States;
Jews - United States - Attitudes;
Judaism - 20th century
Michael Berenbaum discusses his book, “After Tragedy and Triumph.” He begins by explaining that he is the Project Director of the Holocaust Museum as well as a professor of theology at Georgetown University. He talks about the construction of...
Children - United States - Social conditions;
Adjustment (Psychology) in children - United States;
Adjustment (Psychology) - United States;
Popular culture - United States;
Life skills - United States;
United States - Social life and customs - 1971-
Douglas Rushkoff discusses his book, “Playing the Future: How Kids’ Culture Can Teach Us to Thrive in the Age of Chaos.” He begins by explaining that his book discusses the connection between DNA, evolution, culture, and technology. He...
Authorship; Fiction - Authorship; Novelists, American - 20th century - Biography; See, Carolyn - Authorship
Carolyn See discusses her book, “Making a Literary Life.” She begins by explaining that the book's target audiences are aspiring writers and dreamers. She wrote the book in an effort to teach them how to live their dreams. The book is a...