I'm a writer and editor and publisher, publishing one to three titles per year for the nonprofit I founded and for which I am Executive Director.
Suburban raised and Ivy League educated, Amy Friedman is an American writer living in Ontario, Canada. A minor celebrity, she writes a newspaper column about whatever pleases her--subjects as far flung as life on the sheep farm she shares with her lover; South African apartheid; good bourbon; flying a Cessna. Her life seems charmed. Then one day a local prison volunteer challenges her to write... read more
As a young woman, Amy Friedman took a job in New York, in the movie business. In this extraordinary book she tells us what it was like: how Jean-Luc Godard started her car for her, how she was paid to hold Ivan Reitman's coat on the set of Ghostbusters, where she worked with Bill Murray and Dan Aykroyd. She tells also how she later fell in love with a Canadian sheep-farmer and left New York to... read more
Folktales, fairytales, myths and legends from the popular newspaper feature Tell Me a Story by Amy Friedman, with illustrations by Jillian Gilliland, originally published in newspapers around the world by Universal Press Syndicate. This volume contains the 21 stories that appear on the first three CD Audiobooks in the Tell Me a Story series.
The third anthology by the students of POPStheclub.com, Inc, a California-based nonprofit. POPStheclub.com, Inc. creates and supports clubs for high school students in California and beyond who have endured the pain of the prison system. For the most part these are the children, siblings and other loved ones of those who are or have been incarcerated. Too often any association with the crimina... read more
A follow-up to Tell Me A Story, the multicultural rhythms and tales of Tell Me A Story 2: Animal Magic reflect the spirit of these words, offered in 1854 by Chief Seattle: "If all the beasts were gone, men would die from a great loneliness of spirit".
Presents more than twenty traditional tales from around the world, including "Little Mouse Marries," "The Clever Girl," "Kerplunk," and "The Star Maiden."
Anne Willan demystified classic French culinary technique for regular people who love food. Her legendary La Varenne Cooking School-in its original location in Paris and later in its longtime home in Burgundy-trained chefs, food writers and home cooks. Under Willan's cheerful, no-nonsense instruction, anyone could learn to truss a chicken, make a bernaise, or loft a soufflé.In One Soufflé at a... read more
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