Best of Hospitality: Architecture and
Cindy Allen. Sandow Media, $45.95 hardcover (272p), ISBN 978-0-9833263-1-1
This photography-filled volume features
over 70 of the best-designed hotels, spas,
restaurants, and bars across the globe, from
Istanbul and Denver to Hong Kong and
Brooklyn Revisited: My Journey Back.
Gloria Golden. Outskirts Press, $30.95
paper (100p), ISBN 978-1-4327-8396-9
Golden’s photographic journey back to
the Brooklyn streets and neighborhoods of
her childhood allows readers to rediscover
the vitality of an earlier era while finding
that everything in Brooklyn is new again.
In Search of Princess White Deer.
Patricia Galperin. Vantage Press, $16.95
paper (228p), ISBN 978-053316419-6
Our seventh PW Select features listings of 184 titles recently self-published, and our
editors have chosen 45 for full PW reviews. For the first time, more than one title has
merited a starred review—five, in fact: Dan Handfield’s novel, Touchback, based on the
movie he wrote and directed, starring Kurt Russell; John Montandon’s “gentle memoir”
about his father, a Texas farmer infected with AIDS; a memoir of Southern life “straight
out of a Flannery O’Connor story,” by John Snyder; a POW tale by Ralph Poness; and
Sondra Bernstein’s gorgeous cookbook, Plats du Jour—see our interview with Bernstein
on p. 22.
A Strong Crop of
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A biography of the third-generation
Mohawk entertainer Esther Deer, a performer in Wild West Shows who took her
solo act to Russia as well as the Vaudeville
and Broadway stages.
Common Courage: The Campaigns of a
Revolutionary War Veteran.
Daniel D. Kinley. Vantage Press, $18.95
paper (180p), ISBN 978-053316503-2
Kinley tells the story of his ancestor and
Revolutionary War veteran, Timothy Per-
cival, who fought in the French and Indian
War and against the British in the Ameri-
Little Man in a Big Hurry: The Life of
Joseph Hirshhorn, the Man Behind the
Gene Hirshhorn LePere. Vantage
Press, $19.95 paper (352p), ISBN 978-
A biography of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, a
Jewish immigrant who rose out of poverty
to eventually donate the largest private art
collection ever accumulated to the people
of the United States.
Asphalt Warrior: The Story of New
York City’s Fastest Messenger.
Kurt Boone. Tasora Books, $18.95 paper
Hello! Stories from the Past: Scotland
(124p), ISBN 978-1-934690-29-1
In this memoir, Kurt Boone, a courier
legend in New York City, describes the
business and the culture of the messenger
in the 1930s, ’40s and
$17.95 paper (231p),
This memoir, seen through a child’s
eyes, views wartime Britain, evacuation,
the Clydebank Blitz, resulting homeless-
ness, the collapse of her parents’ marriage;
and her own eventual romance.
Well Worth the Wait: My First Thirty
Days of Retirement.
Nancy Carini. $15 paper (132p), ISBN