Friday, September 30, 2011

The War on Terror: Coming Home, Providence Journal series beginning this weekend

Photographer John Freidah and I have spent the last several months producing a seven-part Providence Journal series about veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. It begins Sunday, Oct. 2, and runs every following Sunday through Nov. 6, but the first video, about a vet with PTSD, was posted online today at about 2 p.m. Very powerful.

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Nice words accompany Phoenix interview!

David Scharfenberg, editor of The Providence Phoenix, had some very nice things to say in introducing an interview with me about my soon-to-be-released new book, AN UNCOMMON MAN: The Life and Times of Senator Claiborne Pell. And let me return the compliment: David, whose own fine writing I got to observe when he was on the staff of The Providence Journal, has done a superb job at the helm of his fine weekly, which I have been reading forever. Thanks, David!

Saturday, September 17, 2011

UNCOMMON MAN available now on Kindle

The hard copy release is still on the horizon, but Amazon has released the Kindle version of the book. You can read it now! Details at the Amazon Uncommon Man site.

Thursday, September 1, 2011

Books in Hand!

Pre-sale copies of AN UNCOMMON MAN: The Life and Times of Senator Claiborne Pell, my eighth book, seventh non-fiction, arrived at my home and I am delighted. University Press of New England did a fabulous job! After inscribing one to Yolanda, to whom the book is dedicated, I brought copies to Nuala Pell, who was similarly pleased. Nula and many other Pells, along with Sens. Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and lots of other folks, political and otherwise, will be joining me 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16, at Salve Regina University's Pell Center for the book release party. Please join us. Books are expected to go on sale, through Amazon and in bookstores, about the end of September.