Category Archives: Authors

Hannah Perry’s “Giggling Pig” Is Growing By Leaps And Bounds

On NYBERG we talk to a woman from across the pond who is turning her passion for children and art into quite a business. Her love for children was shaped in part by working as a nanny for a royal family in Switzerland. Hannah Perry, wrote and illustrated a children’s book in 2005, called “Picnics and Puddles, Read more…

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From Italy To The North End

  Oh the stories that Anthony Ricco of New Haven, Connecticut can tell about Italian Americans. He has just released his latest book on immigrant life in America capturing the past which is so important for the future and who we are as people. The book is entitled “From Italy To The North End.” Anthony Ricco Read more…

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All the Restaurants in New York

A never-ending visual exploration of New York City’s culinary offerings People are compelled to do all kinds of things in their lives. John Donohue is an artist and writer who has decided to draw all the eateries in New York City. John Donohue of Brooklyn, New York… a former editor at The New Yorker, recently launched his Read more…

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“Becoming British”

Thom Brooks was raised in Guilford, Connecticut.He went abroad to the United Kingdom as a student, first to Ireland and then to England and decided he would stay. He became a British citizen in 2011…he describes in his book, called “Becoming British” what life is like as an immigrant. He he now heads the Law School at Read more…

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Super Bowl Champion, Malcolm Mitchell Is A Published Children’s Book Author

  New England Patriots Super Bowl champ, wide receiver, is making the most of his time off the field. The 23-year old rookie from Georgia has written a children’s book called “The Magician’s Hat.” This is especially important to him, because at the University Georgia college he could only read at a middle school level. Now Read more…

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Put A Little Free Library In Your Town

Do you know about the Little Free Libraries that have been established around the world? There are about 50-thousand of them and counting. Rose Buckens of Morris and Jo Ann Jaacks of Litchfield are busy putting these mini cabinet-like libraries all over their community and soon there will be more than 30 of them. They’re in front Read more…

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The New Yorker Magazine Cartoonist, Liza Donnelly

Liza Donnelly has been a staff cartoonist at The New Yorker Magazine since 1982. She tells stories thru her drawings, some political, some not. Donnelly, who married at UCONN graduate, and who herself has an honorary doctorate from UCONN, is also now the resident CBS News cartoonist where she captures images for the network. Recently, she began Read more…

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Christine Negroni’s “The Crash Detectives”

  Captain Sully Sullenberger, who landed on the Hudson in January of 2009, saving all on board, says investigator, Christine Negroni clearly understand the critically important part the human factor plays in aviation safety. When an air disaster happens, ABC news calls in Negroni in order to report such an event responsibly. In her second book “The Read more…

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The Book Tour Begins For “Remembering Katharine Hepburn”

This is one of those things  in one’s life that you just don’t see coming. This book, “Remembering Katharine Hepburn.” I am a founding trustee of the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center in Old Saybrook, Connecticut and that has been just a wonderful ride over the last 10 years or so…seeing the historic town hall Read more…

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A Footnote Leads To Reprinting A Secret Diary From A Concentration Camp

In 2010, Timothy Boyce, an attorney from North Carolina, was reading a memoir about one of the youngest survivors of a Nazi concentration camp. In that book were details about the man who saved his life and his name was Odd Nansen. Boyce learned that Nansen, a Norwegian, had kept a diary which spanned his 3-and-and-a half Read more…

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