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Jack B. Rochester

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As a grad student, Jack B. Rochester longed to see a book with his name on the cover. Today, it’s on sixteen books and counting. He launched his career as a business book editor and guided 65 authors’ books into print. Then his own company, Joshua Tree Interactive, and the bestselling “The Naked Computer,” three college textbooks, and his swan song/last hurrah, the internationally acclaimed “Pirates of the Digital Millennium” (both TNC and PODM co-authored with John Gantz).

In 2007, he turned to writing fiction: his Nathaniel Hawthorne Flowers literary trilogy was published by Wheatmark (paperback, Kindle, Audible). Two distinctly different novels and a short story collection are in the works. You can follow his writing and read his Saturda
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I love my work and my life doing my work. As tenuous as an edit can get, or as tough as it can be developing a new novel’s plot, no way would I trade it to be a hedge fund manager. My work is filled with revelations, insights, new ideas, and the fascinating creative impulses […] Read more of this blog post »
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Most books about bicycles are either about (1) repair and maintenance, (2) racing, or (3) the guys who race them. It's far more unique to find a book that (1) discusses what to do when you break down on the road, (2) touring, not racing, and (3) is w ...more
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