books

Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Wed May 28, 2014

Achieving Exit Velocity and Financial Freedom

Book by Patrick Burke helps you decide if starting a business is right for you.
Provided, Patrick Burke

  Patrick Burke, CPA, attorney and author, says everyone has  a number, that number, if invested wisely, that results in zero financial worries for the rest of your life. The number that provides “exit velocity” from the gravitational pull of your financial needs. A number, he says, few of us will reach in traditional salaried jobs.

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Cincinnati Edition
7:10 am
Sun May 18, 2014

Ken Griffey, Sr., Big Red

Ken Griffey, Sr. talks about his life, family and career in baseball in his new book.
Credit Provided, Triumph Books

 

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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Fri May 16, 2014

Founders and Famous Families of Cincinnati

New book by Wendy Hart Beckman tells the stories the men and women who built Cincinnati
Provided, Clerisy Press

Local award-winning freelance writer and editor Wendy Hart Beckman joins us to discuss her latest book, Founders and Famous Families Cincinnati, a Who's Who, and a When and Where, of Cincinnati's origins. John Cleves Symmes, President Benjamin Harrison, Nicholas Longworth, Founders tells their stories and more, including details about our city’s many firsts, from the first professional baseball team to the first concrete skyscraper. On Wednesday, May 28 as part of the Cincinnati Museum Center's Insights Lecture Series, Ms. Beckman will be presenting: A Glass of Wine, a Loaf of Bread and Wow!: Nicholas Longworth’s Many Contributions to Cincinnati. For more information, click here.

Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Fri May 16, 2014

Grandma Gatewood and the Appalachian Trail

New book by Ben Montgomery tells the tail of the first woman to hike the entire Appalachian Trail.
Provided, Chicago Review Press

In September, 1955 Emma Gatewood became the first woman to hike the entire Appalachian Trail alone, as well as the first person, man or woman, to walk it twice, and three times. Grandma Gatewood, as reporters called her, started her first hike along the trail after telling her family she was going out for a walk. The next anybody heard from her she had hiked the first 800 miles of the 2,050-mile trail. Ben Montgomery, enterprise reporter for the Tampa Bay Times and founder of the narrative journalism website Gangrey.com, scoured Emma Gatewood’s diaries, trail journals and correspondence, and interviewed surviving family members and people she met along her hike, to unveil the story behind this 67-year old grandmother and her journeys. He talks with us about his book, Grandma Gatewood's Walk: The Inspiring Story of the Woman Who Saved the Appalachian Trail.

Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Fri May 9, 2014

GETTING TO 30: A Parent's Guide

New book helps parents face the new reality of kids staying at home into their adult years.
Provided, jefferyarnett.com

Only 20% of 18 to 29-year-olds were married in 2010, compared with 59% in 1960, and 40% of 18 to 34-year-olds are living with their parents, even though most would prefer to be on their own. GETTING TO 30: A Parent's Guide to the 20-Something Years is designed to help parents manage this new reality. Jeffrey Jensen Arnett, research professor in the Department of Psychology at Clark University, co-authored the book with Elizabeth Fishel,  he joins us to explore ways parents can successfully meet the challenges of emerging adulthood

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