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The works (so far) of L. Neil Smith

The works (so far) of L. Neil Smith

Editor’s note: Some readers have asked about our regular columnist L. Neil Smith’s other works. He obligingly sent a list of books (below). He has also written many, many articles.   [In Order Of Publication] THE PROBABILITY BROACH (Del Rey, Dec. 1979 — Tor Books, Dec. 2001) In a deadly conflict with murderous federal agents, […]

A Look at the Dysfunctional Relations between Women and Men

A Look at the Dysfunctional Relations between Women and Men

Book Review By Elise Cooper, May 9, 2016 . Tied Up in Knots by Andrea Tantaros discusses relations between men and women in America, and how they have become dysfunctional. The changes within the feminist movement have affected how each gender reacts towards each other regarding intimacy, authenticity, kindness, respect, discretion, and above all commitment. Readers […]

Movie review: Climate Hustle

By George Miller All sorts of books or movies have been produced about the Climate Change/Global warming issue. An overwhelming number of them agree that the earth is warming rapidly due to manmade burning of carbon-based fuels, that the results will be disastrous and soon. They predict significant temperature increases, problems with crops & wildlife, catastrophic sea rise, weather […]

Book Review: Dream-Scape

Book Review: Dream-Scape

By David Stewart A novel by Tim Pompey Sarah Perse is a human wreck. Burned badly from an IED explosion during the Iraq war in 2004, she now lives a hermit’s life in a small town in northern Idaho. Suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, too much drinking, and drug abuse, Perse serves as the town’s […]

Unstoppable by Ralph Nader

Unstoppable by Ralph Nader

By Jim Sullivan Most of us see the liberal and conservative political camps as mutually exclusive. Philosophers call this a Manichean view of reality because it entails seeing things in black and white. So in the Manichean view of the world, liberalism and conservatism are seen in black and white, or as mutually exclusive. This […]

Alfonso Guilin: Conflict Lemons

Alfonso Guilin: Conflict Lemons

By Sheryl Hamlin How fitting that Alfonso (Al) Guilin’s favorite authors are Hemingway and Steinbeck, both master storytellers whose prose of realistic, unadorned text reflects their own lives and experiences. And, like all good authors, Mr. Guilin of Santa Paula, California honed his craft through the discipline of personal journals over a period of five […]

Down the Road by Tim Pompey – a Book Review

Down the Road by Tim Pompey – a Book Review

Down the Road by Tim Pompey From Amazon: It’s 1970 and 18-year-old Howie White, who has lived most of his life at Good Shepherd Home for Children in northeast Tennessee, must leave and find his own way in the world. But having lived for fifteen years in a very well ordered religious and social environment, […]

Local Author Releases Two New Books

Local Author Releases Two New Books

“Primitive Terrain” New book from local author Tim Pompey

“Primitive Terrain” New book from local author Tim Pompey

Tim Pompey has just released his ninth book of fiction, a book of short stories titled “Primitive Terrain.” Following the trends of his most recent books in which he delves into the odd, the magical, and the ghostly, Pompey has written a series of stories that explore unusual themes like shape shifting, the crumbling future […]

Weave a Resilient Life- new book by career USAF man

Weave a Resilient Life- new book by career USAF man

  By George Miller On this segment (5-6-15) of the Good Morning Oxnard Show-  Host Peter Godinez interviews Dr. Dale Weaver, USAF (ret) on his new book “Weave a Resolute Life,” a compelling life story It’s about resilience–overcoming adversity and bouncing back from life’s hardships. There are 11 chapters, each covering a different phase of […]

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