Posts Tagged ‘books’

THE BATTLE OF THE SEXES with AUTHOR JACK MYERS

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Is it a man’s world? Wednesday, March 30, 3 pm ET it’s the Battle of the Sexes, Twenty-first Century style on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show when joining Halli at her table is Peabody Award-winning and bestselling author Jack Myers, writer of THE FUTURE OF MEN: MASCULINITY IN THE 21ST CENTURY.

JackMyersBookAs traditional gender roles disappear, many men are confused, conflicted, and challenged. After being told all their lives to “be a man” and “man up,” today’s men are rejecting macho stereotypes, rewiring their emotional lives, and are more actively parenting. But are they also being left behind—a “lean out” generation? And what about women? Jack Myers goes where no man has gone before.

From shifting gender norms where women are generating greater income and more men stay home with the kids, to areas where women are growing in dominance, Meyers explores how the traditional roles of men and women are becoming blurred, and what young men can do to find their place in today’s new world. Myers, founder of MediaVillage.com and author of HOOKED UP: A NEW GENERATION’S SURPRISING TAKE ON S*X, POLITICS, AND SAVING THE WORLD, and several other books, is a recognized cultural visionary, award-winning documentary film producer, and advisor to hundreds of leading corporations on media and technology trends.  He is one of the foremost global experts on the impact of technological advances on culture, society, business, advertising, marketing, and human connections.

Fun, fascinating…a gender-bending conversation on the changing role of men and women in the Twentieth-first Century when author of THE FUTURE OF MEN, Jack Myers visits The Halli Casser-Jayne Show, Wednesday, March 30, 3 pm ET. For more about the show visit Halli Casser-Jayne dot com.

KIM GOLDMAN TALKS O.J. SIMPSON & THE TRIAL OF THE CENTURY

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With the launch of the much ballyhooed and highly-controversial series on the FX network, THE PEOPLE VS. O.J. SIMPSON: AMERICAN CRIME STORY, for which the Goldman family was not consulted,  Wednesday, February 3, 3 pm ET The Halli Casser-Jayne Show talks to Kim Goldman in a conversation you won’t soon forget when Ms. Goldman joins Halli at her table to talk about her book CAN’T FORGIVE  and more.

ojsimpsongloveDon’t tell Kim Goldman she needs to find closure. Don’t ask her to forgive and forget. When Kim Goldman was just 22, her older brother, Ron Goldman was brutally murdered by unconvicted football legend and film star O.J. Simpson. Ron and Kim were very close, and her devastation was compounded by the shocking not guilty verdict in what was to be called The Trial of the Century. Now twenty years later, Kim Goldman shares what she calls her “twenty year battle” with O.J. Simpson in her book CAN’T FORGIVE.

OJSimpsonAmericanCrimeStoryCounseled by friends, strangers and even Oprah to “find that closure,” Kim chose a different route. She chose to fight and that fight would be subject of tabloid fodder now nearing a quarter of a century. Repeatedly, Kim and her family pursued Simpson by every legal means possible. Foiled over and again, they ultimately achieved a small measure of justice.

Closure? Who says? Let’s talk! Kim Goldman’s fight with O.J. Simpson on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show, Wednesday, February 3, 3 pm ET. For more information visit Halli Casser-Jayne dot com.

13 HOURS: THE TRUE BENGHAZI STORY WITH AUTHOR /JOURNALIST MITCHELL ZUCKOFF

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What really happened in Benghazi? Journalist and author Mitchell Zukoff says he knows. In his extraordinary book 13 HOURS, THE INSIDE ACCOUNT OF WHAT REALLY HAPPENED IN BENGHAZI, co-written with the surviving American security operators who fought that fateful night September 11, 2012, against the attack by Islamic militants on the US State Department Special Mission Compound and a nearby CIA station called the Annex in Benghazi, Libya, Zuckoff presented for the first time ever the true account of the events and offered a step by step look at how they unfolded. The basis for the blockbuster film, 13 HOURS, the author of the book joins Halli at her table on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show for an in-depth conversation, Wednesday, January 20, 3 pm ET.

BenghaziMoviecoverMitchell Zuckoff is a professor of journalism at Boston University. His books include FROZEN IN TIME: AN EPIC STORY OF SURVIVAL about a US military airplane that crashed on the Greenland glacier during WWII, the subsequent hunt for the plane and Zuckoff’s own role in helping to find the plane buried in the ice decades later and LOST IN SHANGRI-LA. Zuckoff received a master’s degree from the University of Missouri and was a Batten Fellow at the Darden School of Business Administration at the University of Virginia. Zuckoff’s magazine work has appeared in The New Yorker, Fortune and elsewhere.

Written from the perspective of the surviving members of the security team who were involved in the fighting, Zuckoff insists the Benghazi contractor’s story is credible. You decide when Mitchell Zuckoff, bestselling author of 13 HOURS, the basis for director Michael Bay’s new controversial film, 13 HOURS, talks with Halli on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show, Wednesday, January 20, 3 pm ET. For more information visit Halli Casser-Jayne dot com.

THE MAGIC OF SCIENCE & THE ENCHANTMENT OF WORDS

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MattKaplanBookScience, magic, words, love potions, we cover them all Wednesday, December 9, 3 pm ET on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show when joining Halli at her table is the esteemed science correspondent with The Economist and author of a fascinating new book SCIENCE OF THE MAGICAL, FROM THE HOLY GRAIL TO LOVE POTIONS TO SUPERPOWERS, Matt Kaplan, and the venerated executive editor of the AMERICAN HERITAGE DICTIONARY out with their 500 new words of 2015, Steve Kleinelder.

MattKaplanhimselfMatt Kaplan is a science correspondent with The Economist and has contributed weekly articles to its science and technology section for a decade. He has also written for National Geographic, Nature, and the New York Times. Kaplan takes us on a tour across the world to explore the nexus between science and magic in his fascinating new book SCIENCE OF THE MAGICAL, FROM THE HOLY GRAIL TO LOVE POTIONS TO SUPERPOWERS.

AmericanDcitinaryBookSteve Kleinedler is executive editor of the reference group at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, publishers of AMERICAN HERITAGE DICTIONARY and Webster’s New World reference works. Steve earned a BA in linguistics from Northwestern University and attended graduate school at the University of Chicago for linguistics. A professional lexicographer, he familiarizes himself with the vocabulary in specific subject areas, researches and analyzes new developments and usage, and works with expert consultants to ensure that the content of the dictionaries is as accurate and as up-to-date as possible. So, what’s new in 2015? A lot, as you’ll soon discover.

AmericanDictinarySteveKleinederhimselfThe magic of science and the enchantment of words Wednesday, December 9, 3 pm ET on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show. For more information visit Halli Casser-Jayne dot com.

DONALD TRUMP with NEWSWEEK’S MATTHEW COOPER & BRAND CONSULTANT RICHARD KREVOLIN

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He’s wowed them, frustrated them, endeared them, flummoxed the best and the brightest and Wednesday, December 2, 3 pm ET a journalist and brand maker will dissect the candidacy of Donald Trump when joining Halli at her table on The Halli Casser‐Jayne Show is Newsweek’s Matthew Cooper and author of THE HOOK, Richard Krevolin.

TRUMP MATTHEW NEWSWEEKJournalist and veteran White House correspondent, Matthew Cooper is known for his in-depth reporting and analysis from Washington. Mr Cooper has worked for some of America’s most prestigious magazines including Time, The New Republic, National Journal and U.S. News & World Report. He wrote for Newsweek in the 1990s and rejoined the re-launched magazine in 2014. Cooper also earned national attention during the CIA leak case when he was held in contempt of court and threatened with imprisonment for his refusal to name his sources and to testify before the Grand Jury regarding the Valerie Plame CIA leak investigation, a case that went all the way to the Supreme Court. He has appeared on “60 Minutes,” “Meet the Press,” Hardball, The O’Reilly Factor and This Week with George Stephanopoulos. Cooper has interviewed and has written extensively on Mr. Trump.

TrumpBookTheHookRichard W. Krevolin is a consultant, playwright, screenwriter, and professor who leads workshops on all aspects of storytelling. He has flown around the world to teach the art of communication and storytelling to executives, creatives, and brand managers at many different companies, including Vaseline, Pepperidge Farms, J. Walter Thompson, Ogilvy, Panera Bread and Nike. His consulting work has affected hundreds of TV commercials produced worldwide, many of which have won awards, including a Golden Lion at Cannes and The People’s Choice Award in China. Krevolin is a graduate of Yale University and earned a master’s degree from both UCLA and USC. Krevolin turns all he has learned from his time telling stories in Hollywood to the business world in his fascinating new book THE HOOK, HOW TO SHARE YOUR BRAND’S UNIQUE STORY TO ENGAGE CUSTOMERS, BOOST SALES, AND ACHIEVE HEARTFELT SUCCESS.

A look at the brand that is GOP candidate for the American presidency, Donald Trump Wednesday, December 2, 3 pm ET on The Halli Casser‐Jayne Show . For more information visit Halli Casser-Jayne dot com.

PATRICIA CORNWELL, PETTY BIOGRAPHER WARREN ZANES, TERROR TALK with DAN HAMPTON

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Zanes pettycoverThe biography of rock ‘n roll icon Tom Petty, a great mystery from the “Queen of Crime” Patricia Cornwell, and the story of the Wild Weasels, the band of maverick aviators who flew the most dangerous missions of the Vietnam War are the subjects of The Halli Casser-Jayne Show, Wednesday, November 25, 3 pm ET.

Author and musician Warren Zanes was a member of the Del Fuegos from 1983 to 1989 and is set to release his fourth solo recording. His writing has appeared in the Oxford American, the Los Angeles Times, Rolling Stone, the Cleveland Plan Dealer and more. A former vice president of education and programs at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum he is currently the executive director of Steven Van Zandt’s Rock and Roll Forever Foundation. Add to his accomplishments the publication of a brand new book PETTY: THE BIOGRAPHY, a remarkable look at the life of the lead singer and guitar player of the iconic rock band Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers.

CornwellbookDepravedHeartIt’s been 25 years since bestselling author Patricia Cornwell launched the hugely popular Dr. Kay Scarpetta series – and a national obsession with forensic research. Yep, before there was CSI, NCIS and all the other copy cats, there was Cornwell and Scarpetta! Twenty-five years since her first book, POSTMORTEM was rejected by numerous publishers because no one wanted to read about a “woman who cuts people open,” 29 New York Times Bestsellers later, Patricia Cornwell is back with a new captivating Scarpetta thriller DEPRAVED HEART.

CornwellHamptonBookHunterKillersRetired U.S. Air Force Lieutenant Colonel Dan Hampton flew 151 combat missions during his twenty years in the USAF, the recipient of. four Distinguished Flying Crosses with valor, a Purple Heart, eight Air Medals with Valor, five Meritorious Service Medals, and numerous other citations. He is a graduate of the elite USAF Fighter Weapons School, USN Top Gun School, and USAF Special Operations School. A frequent guest analyst on CNN, Fox News, and MSNBC, the bestselling author discusses his latest book THE HUNTER KILLERS, which recounts the extraordinary story of the first Wild Weasels, the band of maverick aviators who flew the most dangerous missions of the Vietnam War.

Great reads for Thanksgiving week, and great gift ideas for bibliophiles for the holiday season on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show, Wednesday, November 25, 3 pm ET. For more information visit Halli Casser-Jayne dot com.

UP NEXT: WOMEN OF A CERTAIN AGE

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ThenewseniorwomenBookTired of feeling invisible? Sick of getting no respect? Not willing to take it anymore? Three women of a certain age come together on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show,  Wednesday, November 11, 3 pm ET, to talk about fighting back with attitude. Joining Halli at her table are the authors of THE NEW SENIOR WOMAN: REINVENTING THE YEARS BEYOND MID-LIFE: Dr. Barbara M. Fleisher and Dr. Thelma Reese, and Cheryl Benton, aka the “head tomato,” the founder and publisher of The Three Tomatoes, a digital lifestyle magazine for “women who aren’t kids”.

Barbara Fleisher and Thelma Reese, the founders of the popular website Elderchicks.com, for women over 60 are members of the fastest growing part of the population: senior women in their retirement years also known as “Women of a Certain Age.” Wives, moms, grand moms and successful college professors, the two “old” friends came together, serving as catalysts for witty, candid, and inspirational conversation for women entering their retirement years as told in their tantalizing book THE NEW SENIOR WOMAN, REINVENTING THE YEARS BEYOND MID-LIFE, a compilation of conversations with women from 60+ to 100.

ThenewseniorwomenImageThreetomatoesAfter running her own successful ad agency on Long Island, Cheryl Benton sold her agency to one of the largest ad agencies in the world, and spent nearly 25 year in the New York City ad agency world of mad men and women. Benton, aka the “head tomato” then founded and became publisher of The Three Tomatoes.com, a digital lifestyle magazine for “women who aren’t kids”. Having lived and worked for many years in the land of size zero twenty-somethings, she was truly starting to feel like an invisible woman. She created The Three Tomatoes “just for the fun of it” as the antidote for invisibility and sent it to 60 friends. The rest, as they say, is history.

A conversation with three dynamic women of a certain age about being a certain age and loving it on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show, Wednesday, November 11, 3 pm ET. For more information visit Halli Casser-Jayne dot com.

THE QUEEN OF CRIME PATRICIA CORNWELL & AUTHOR AND AVIATOR DAN HAMPTON

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CornwellherselfTwo Award-winning authors join Halli at her table Wednesday, November 4, 3 pm ET on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show: “The Queen of Crime” Patricia Cornwell and author and highly-decorated Retired U.S. Air Force Lieutenant Colonel Dan Hampton.

CornwellbookDepravedHeartIt’s been 25 years since bestselling author Patricia Cornwell launched the hugely popular Dr. Kay Scarpetta series – and a national obsession with forensic research!! Yep, before there was CSI, NCIS and all the other copy cats, there was Cornwell and Scarpetta! Twenty-five years since her first book, POSTMORTEM was rejected by numerous publishers because no one wanted to read about a “woman who cuts people open.” But how wrong were they! The morgue is taboo no more, and now, yep, twenty-five years later, 29 New York Times Bestsellers under her belt,  Patricia Cornwell is back with a new captivating Scarpetta thriller DEPRAVED HEART – with all the shocking twists, high-wire tension, and cutting-edge forensic detail that Cornwell is famous for, proving yet again why she’s the world’s #1 bestselling crime writer!!

CornwellDanHamptonhimselfonplaneRetired U.S. Air Force Lieutenant Colonel Dan Hampton flew 151 combat missions during his twenty years in the USAF. For his service Col. Hampton received four Distinguished Flying Crosses with valor, a Purple Heart, eight Air Medals with Valor, five Meritorious Service Medals, and numerous other citations. He is a graduate of the elite USAF Fighter Weapons School, USN Top Gun School, and USAF Special Operations School. Hampton was named his squadron’s Instructor Pilot of the Year six times and pioneered air-combat tactics that are now standard. A frequent guest analyst on CNN, Fox News, and MSNBC,  the graduate of Texas A&M University has published numerous articles. He is the author of the national bestsellers VIPER PILOT and LORDS OF THE SKY. In his new book THE HUNTER KILLERS, he recounts the extraordinary story of the first Wild Weasels, the band of maverick aviators who flew the most dangerous missions of the Vietnam War.

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AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR SUSAN MINOT

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SUSANMINOTCOVERAward-winning novelist, short-story writer, poet and screenwriter Susan Minot joins Halli at her table Wednesday, September 16, 3 pm ET on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show.

Susan Minot’s first novel MONKEYS was published in a dozen countries and won the Prix Femina Etranger in France. Her novel, EVENING, was a worldwide bestseller and became a major motion picture. She teaches at New York University and Stony Brook.

SUSANMINOTLRASet against the haunting canvas of war-torn Africa, in her latest book, THIRTY GIRLS – her first work of fiction in ten years – Minot interweaves the stories of two young women, a precocious Ugandan teenager abducted by Joseph Kony’s Lord’s Resistance Army and Jane an idealistic, emotionally wounded American writer, each fighting for salvation in the face of ruinous brutality and loss.

Emotional nuance, formal daring, stunning evocations of Africa’s splendor and its struggles and more when bestselling author Susan Minot visits The Halli Casser-Jayne Show, Wednesday, September 16, 3 pm ET. For more information visit Halli Casser-Jayne dot com.

AUTHOR ANN HOOD: A CONVERSATION

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AnnHoodquoteOne of America’s most beloved writers, Ann Hood, joins Halli at her table, Wednesday, September 2, 3 pm ET on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show.

ANNHOODTHEITALIANWIFEAnn Hood is the author of six works of fiction, including the bestseller THE KNITTING CIRCLE and most recently THE OBITUARY WRITER, as well as a memoir, COMFORT: A JOURNEY THROUGH GRIEF, chronicling the death of her five-year-old daughter Grace and her subsequent search for healing. She is also the editor of KNITTING YARNS: WRITERS ON KNITTING. The winner of two Pushcart prizes as well as Best American Food Writing, Best American Travel Writing, and Best American Spiritual Writing Awards, her essays and short stories have appeared in many journals, magazines, and anthologies, including The Paris Review, Ploughshares, and Tin House. She is a faculty member in the MFA in Creative Writing program at The New School in New York City and also teaches at NYU. Her latest best-seller tells the stirring multigenerational story of an Italian-American family. In THE ITALIAN WIFE, Ann Hood brings us a delicious family saga, at its heart the life of the extraordinary Josephine Rimaldi—her joys, sorrows, and passions, a story that spans more than seven decades and as many generations, a sweeping and evocative portrait of a family bound by love and heartbreak.

What better time to sit down and read  a fantastic family saga than the end of summer? Wednesday, September 2, 3 pm ET learn all about Ann Hood’s latest book THE ITALIAN WIFE on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show. For more information visit Halli Casser-Jayne dot com.

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