Pat Ryan’s book, “Marilyn & the New York Itch,” has won second place in the 2017 Del Sol Press Prize for First Novel. This is the first work of fiction for the former New York Times editor and feature writer, who has two story collections in the works: stories inspired by Manhattan’s literary ghosts, and by life in a New England mill town in the 1940s-1960s.
See Pat's Times topics page here: https://www.nytimes.com/by/pat-ryan
Written in response to a Marist poll that found that "be a better person" was the most popular New Year's resolution in 2017, Kate Hanley's "How to Be a Better Person" helps you be the change you wish to see in a way that is doable, trackable, and lovable. (Adams Media, December 2017) Associated website
Who doesn’t have trouble saying NO? Social psychologist Susan Newman offers the NO-How for refusing your toddler, teen, partner, parent, boss and friends in a new The Book of NO: 365 Ways to Say It and Mean It—and Stop People-Pleasing Forever, out 12 years after the first edition. Called "a game-changer and a life saver” by Edward Hallowell, M.D., author of Driven to Distraction, it explains why we say yes too often and how to stop. Michele Borba, Ed.D., educational psychologist and author of UnSelfie, says, "The Book of No is a must-read for the pushover tendency in all of us.” Associated website
Nancy Christie announces the release of her latest book, Rut-Busting Book for Writers (Mill City Press), geared to those who are pursuing the writing life, whether as a profession or for personal satisfaction, yet find themselves struggling to get out of creative or professional ruts. The book provides inspiring words and proactive suggestions from the author and more than 50 other industry professionals who share their knowledge about the creative and practical aspects of being a writer. For more information, visit www.rutbustingbookforwriters.com. Associated website
Susan's latest play, "I Do! Times Two, will be produced in NYC at Open Hydrant's short play festival, in Nov. 2017. In addition, her article, Wedding Bells at 70, was published in August 2017 in www.nycwoman.com Her article "Visual Literacy" was published in Publishers Weekly on June 9, 2017. Associated website
AAMCNews, the news website of the Association of American Medical Colleges, celebrated its first year by announcing its most-clicked articles. "When the Target of Bias is the Doctor," a piece written by Robin Warshaw, was the most-read in the Diversity category. The article looked at patient discrimination against physicians due to racial, religious and other bigotry. Associated website