Jewish Doctors in Medieval Islam – Book Review

Jewish doctors in medieval Islam An innovative work penetrates fascinating interactions to reveal a new color • KENNETH COLLINS This new publication has been in the works for many years and marks the completion of a monumental study of Jewish physicians and the remedies they used in the medieval Islamic …

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Surprise author launches new children’s book

Surprise resident Mark Enlow recently published my mid-level novel, “The King of the Isle of Zu”. The book debuted in time for some adventurous summer read. Hurricane, mysterious island, talkative animals, gnomes, mermaid, king and very evil pirates come to life in a fantasy / adventure story for young readers …

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Big Read Lakeshore announces book for 2021 program

HOLLAND – The NEA Big Read Lakeshore will enter new territory this year. For the first time in eight years, Hope College’s program will focus on a book of poetry for its 2021 programming. This year’s title, announced Wednesday, June 9, is “An American Sunrise,” a collection of poems by …

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PM Modi launches YUVA mentorship program for young authors

PM Modi recently announced the launch of a program that will strengthen and help young writers continue their love of writing. PM Modi started the YUVA mentorship program for aspiring young authors. (Photo credits-PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently announced the launch of the YUVA Mentorship Program, a program that …

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Del Mar author wins Lillian Smith Book Award

Author, constitutional law historian and resident of Del Mar, Lawrence Goldstone, recently received a Lillian Smith Book Award for “On Account of Race,” a book he published last year on white supremacy and its impact on voting rights. Launched in 1968, the award recognizes books that deal with race, civil …

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