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Author’s Mt. Everest book prompts movie project!
Lou Kasischke’s self-published book, After the Wind, recounts the riveting story of how he survived a treacherous day on Mt. Everest in 1996 — one that saw 8 others perish. BlueInk awarded the book a Starred review, praising it for delivering “an edge-of-your-seat description” of his fateful day. Now Kasischke has been chosen to help with a major motion picture about that climb, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Robin Wright and Keira Knightly! Read more details here. Read review.
Lyn Pont, dubbed a modern-day Emily Post by our reviewer, tackles contemporary etiquette issues in her invaluable new book.
Let’s face it, when it comes to modern etiquette, we can all use a little help. With the advent of social media (ahem, Facebook and Twitter, we’re talking about you), unfamiliar situations arise all the time. This book, while aimed at the hospitality industry, has a much wider appeal. In the tradition of Emily Post, Pont covers all kinds of social situations — and offers an entire chapter on electronic etiquette. Our reviewer notes that this is a resource “for anyone who needs to put their best foot forward in a wide range of social situations. In other words, it’s a book for everyone.” Read review.
We have named this title our new Blueink Best Book — the third to win this high honor.
It took Pauline Kok-Schurgers 67 years to summon the courage to write her memoir recounting her Dutch family’s brutal incarceration by the Japanese during WWII. Now, as another story of Japanese cruelty, Unbroken, garners attention, we are proud to announce that her poignant and gripping story of survival has earned the BlueInk Best Book Award, our most prestigious honor.
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