Category Archives: Nonfiction

Meet the author: Jonathan Brandow

Jonathan Brandow, 63, of Lemoyne, released his book “The Just Market: Torah’s Response to the Crisis of the Modern Economy” in July. “The book is based on my knowledge of Jewish source texts and personal career experiences as a labor … Continue reading

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From Page to Projector: ‘Eight Men Out’

Now that we’re in the heart of summer, there’s only one thing running through my brain at the moment: the upcoming football season. But before that, there is America’s pastime, the lone sporting event that carries us sports fans through … Continue reading

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Stewartstown author Donald Reinsel helps job seekers with ‘The Career Puzzle’

Stewartstown author Donald Reinsel, 53, is a business instructor at Consolidated School of Business in York.  He interacts with students of all age levels and socioeconomic backgrounds regularly, he said via the Book Buzz local author web form. “While the … Continue reading

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Local author Judy Wolfman will sign books May 24 at Irvin’s Book Store

Judy Wolfman, along with illustrator Brett Greiman, both of York, will sign copies of their new book from noon to 2 p.m. May 24 at Irvin’s Book Store, 2159 White St. “The Long Escape,” an account of the Chinese refugees … Continue reading

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Local author, illustrator publish nonfiction book about Chinese asylum seekers imprisoned in York

Author Judy Wolfman and illustrator Brett Greiman, both of York, have published a book about the true story of 286 Chinese people seeking asylum in America, some of whom ended up in York County Prison. “The Long Escape!” details the … Continue reading

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Dillsburg Area Public Library to host discussion on Cheryl Strayed memoir April 29

“Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail,” a memoir by Cambria County, Pa., native Cheryl Strayed, is the topic of a book talk to be held 7 p.m. April 29 at the Dillsburg Area Public Library, 17 … Continue reading

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“Mama Gena’s Marriage Manual” by Regena Thomashauer

If you want to save your marriage, do not pick up “Mama Gena’s Marriage Manual” by Regena Thomashauer.

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‘Everything but the Kitchen Sink’ by Francesca Beauman

If you want a good giggle fit, but don’t have much time to read, pick up “Everything but the Kitchen Sink” by Francesca Beauman, though the subtitle can be misleading.

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Cartoonist, illustrator Mimi Pond to lecture at York College March 31

York College will host professional cartoonist and illustrator Mimi Pond for a lecture 3 p.m. Monday, March 31, in the Cora Miller Gallery of Wolf Hall at York College of PA, 441 Country Club Rd., York. The author and illustrator of … Continue reading

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Farming more than vegetables in central Pa.: Review of Arlo Crawford’s ‘A Farm Dies Once a Year’

I picked up the publisher’s advance copy of Arlo Crawford’s “A Farm Dies Once a Year” from the review pile here at the YDR because I adore two things: vegetables and a good memoir. The book jacket said this was … Continue reading

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