New Mt. Airy firm releasing ‘psycatherapist’ book on Zoom

Arts | June 12th, 2020 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear On Monday, June 15, 6 p.m., Mt. Airy-based Archimedes’ Printing Shoppe & Sundry Goodes, which was started last fall, will be releasing “virtually” via a socially-distanced Facebook, Instagram and Twitter Live its first book in a series of children’s books for cat lovers of all ages. Written by Lucy Noland and Susan […]

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Meet Tony DePaul, Chestnut Hill’s premier crime novelist

Arts | June 8th, 2020 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear The late Elmore Leonard, who might be America’s finest crime novelist (some would lobby for Raymond Chandler), with a canon that included 40 novels, countless short stories and screenplays, had a spare Hemingway-esque style — short sentences, not many dependent clauses or multi-syllable words, lots of action verbs, tough guy dialogue, etc. […]

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COVID cancellations hit Mt. Airy’s best-selling London

Arts | May 22nd, 2020 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear Alex London, 40, who lives in Mt. Airy (“I love this community!”) with his husband Tim, daughter Madeleine and 14-year-old Boston Terrier Baxter, is the best-selling author of 25 books (over two million copies sold) who put his life on the line as a freelance writer in the war-ravaged Democratic Republic of […]

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Mt. Airy writer explores 2nd Life of Tiger Woods

Books | May 1st, 2020 | Leave a comment

by John Burnes A review of “The Second Life of Tiger Woods” By Michael Bamberger, 258 pp. Avid Reader Press. $18.99. Being in an empty jail cell, at four in the morning, cold, shoeless and tired, isn’t exactly how you want to spend time in Florida. And that is exactly where the greatest athlete of […]

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CHC grad overcomes horrors, authors opioid crisis book

Arts, Books | February 20th, 2020 | Leave a comment

by Raymond Devine By any reasonable expectation or actuarial measure, Geri Lynn Utter, 39, who graduated from Cabrini College in 2002 and proceeded to earn a master’s degree and doctorate in psychology from Chestnut Hill College, should be a statistic instead of a clinical psychologist and the author of a forthcoming non-fiction book.  She grew […]

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New book about classic rock music from local history prof

Books | February 13th, 2020 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear Lots of Baby Boomers (and others, both older and younger) are fans of classic rock music, but Stephen Tow, a musician and walking encyclopedia of classic rock, puts them all to shame. Tow, 57, a history professor at Delaware Valley University in Doylestown, will be releasing his newest book nationwide on Feb. […]

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