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Camille Sheppard-Parrish, Shows How “Successful Women Date Differently, Secrets to Attracting the Love You Deserve.”  Women have gotten caught in the trap of making repeated dating mistakes by dating the same wrong man over and over again because his dysfunction felt familiar to them, reminding them of their past. Successful Women Date Differently (SWDD) encourages women to take a pause from dating uses the stories and life experiences of others as a tool to guide women in their journey of self-examination, self-discovery and self-love, which relationship and life strategist Camille Sheppard-Parrish, PhDc, MBA believe is the foundation for attracting the love that has eluded many women for most of their lives.
Little, Brown has just published Underground in Berlin: A Young Woman's Extraordinary Tale of Survival in the Heart of Nazi Germany by Marie Jalowicz Simon, who discarded her yellow star and disappeared into the underground in World War II Berlin. The book's U.S. editor, Tracy Behar, first heard about the book in an unusual way: "My son's friend spends his summers in Berlin with his family. His father, Tom Ertman, is German and a sociology professor at New York University who teaches Third Reich history. Last summer we visited Tom and his wife, historian Susan Pedersen.
How do you capture the spirit and energy of a lightning-fast movement and get that information to people in a hurry? That's the task I faced in writing about Bernie Sanders and his populist presidential campaign. I was perfectly suited to writing The Essential Bernie Sanders and His Vision for America (Chelsea Green, $14) because half of my professional life has been in social and political organizing.
For writers, whose careers are mostly defined by thankless struggle, it's often the little things that sustain us, those all-too-infrequent moments that come at the fruition of a long-gestating project, that remind us why we subject ourselves to so much anxiety, frustration and self-doubt.
This week marks the 70th anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The atomic and plutonium bombs killed 129,000-246,000 people, mostly civilians. A year later, John Hersey's classic Hiroshima was published in the New Yorker; subsequently brought out in book form by Knopf, it has never been out of print and has sold more than three million copies. 
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