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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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“Howl’s Moving Castle” by Diana Wynne Jones

Welcome back Fictional Café Listeners, it’s time for our second audiobook for Audiobook Month! I’d like to share with you a personal favorite, “Howl’s Moving Castle” by Diana Wynne Jones, read by Jenny Sterling.

Many of you may be familiar with Hayao Miyazaki’s 2004 film adaptation of this book, but I prefer the narrative version, as Diana is able to create a story that is beautiful in its detail

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Wild Blue Yonder

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Madrone

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Computers for People

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Bicycling with Butterflies by Sara Dykman
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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
In Our Time by Ernest Hemingway
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The End of the Day by Bill Clegg
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Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro
Klara and the Sun
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In the fable “The Emperor Has No Clothes,” a ruler parades in front of his townsfolk nude, somehow having become convinced he is wearing elegant clothing. The people, not wishing to suffer his ire by telling him the truth, oooh and ahhh over his imag ...more
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The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch by Philip K. Dick
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The Best of Brevity by Zoe Bossiere and Dinty W. M...
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When Rose Metal Press asked if I would consider writing a review of a forthcoming book entitled The Best of Brevity, I thought, Why not? I favor brevity. After all, that famous line, “Forgive me for writing you such a long letter, for I didn’t have t ...more
Beijing Payback by Daniel Nieh
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Author Daniel Nieh is a multi-talented creative person with a gift for writing. As I began reading, I saw the earmarks of a carefully crafted story and a manuscript which had be revised, likely more than once. These are the acts of a serious writer, ...more
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