Books you’ll want to read,
written by people you’ll want to meet.

Meet Our Authors

Anna Nessy Perlberg

Anna Nessy Perlberg

Anna Nessy Perlberg was born in Prague in the late 1920s. She and her family escaped to New York just a few days after the Nazi invasion in 1939. She holds a BA in History from Barnard College, an MA in History from Columbia University, and an MSW from the University of Illinois. Anna feels a connection with today’s immigrant children and often speaks about her story to school groups. She and her late husband, the poet Mark Perlberg, settled in Chicago, where she resides.

Fr Gabriel Rochelle

Fr Gabriel Rochelle

Fr Gabriel Cooper Rochelle, MA, MDiv, ThM, PhD, is an Orthodox priest in Las Cruces, New Mexico. He has been a cleric for over 50 years and enjoys birding, baking bread, bicycling, and calligraphy in his spare time. Giving readers the benefit of his half-century in ministry, he writes on many subjects, with Celtic Christian spirituality being one of his favorite topics. Fr Gabriel resides with his wife in Las Cruces, New Mexico.

Gerry Pandaleon

Gerry Pandaleon

Gerry T. Pandaleon, CPA, CMA, FCPA, brings three decades of experience as a CPA, controller, and CFO to her user-friendly guide to selling a business. Her no-nonsense, arm-around-your-shoulder style helps readers add more value to their businesses, avoid costly mistakes, and reduce stress in the buy-sell process. A natural teacher, Gerry has served as adjunct professor at several universities. She and her attorney husband live in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

Non-Fiction Books For Thinking Readers

There is room in your brain to inwardly digest more than the six o’clock news. A cut above, but not too lofty, these books will bring thought-provoking ideas to your commute or nightstand. An airplane ride in length, you’ll be pondering their contents long after you shelve them with your paperback classics.

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About Us

Our studio sits at the intersection of Sixth Street and Golden Alley in the borough of Emmaus, Pennsylvania. Lunch-pail toting blue collar workers, moms with strollers, postmen, grandmothers, kids on scooters, stray dogs, cats, and the occasional walking school bus pass under our window — each of them with a story.

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Kids and books go together like peanut butter and jelly. Great children’s books climb inside your imagination and give you another way of looking at the world. Written to delight children and the adults they are raising, our books are written with humor and a light touch.

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Golden Business Books

There are a lot of us Baby Boomers trying to figure out what do with the rest of our life. Whether we own a business, or wish we did, some plain talking (read jargon-free) advice to help keep the money flowing into our 401k will do us good.

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In Our Blog

Maxwell Perkins, Thomas Wolfe, and Pokémon Go

August 20

Maxwell Perkins is one of my heroes. Or at least I think he is. I’m about 50 pages into Max Perkins: Editor of Genius, and so far so good.

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Four Categories of Writers: An Editor’s Viewpoint

May 31

I’m here to tell you that the editing process can get pretty intense. We’ve lived through it enough times to notice that most authors fall into one of four categories. The toughest one? “I’ll fight you on every word.”

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What I Learned on the Chicago CTA

May 16

It’s amazing what you can learn when you’re lost in Chicago and don’t even know it. Lesson #1: Having a husband who will help without laughing at you when you do something stupid is a wonderful thing.

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Upcoming Events

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Anna Nessy Perlberg Signing The House in Prague at John Marshall Law School, Chicago, IL: Monday, June 6, 2016, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Room 3East, The John Marshall Law School Czech Slovak Legal Institute. Free, registration required.

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Czech Author Reading event and Bohemian Book Fair, NYC: June 3-4, 2016, at the Czech Center New York, in the Bohemian National Hall, 321 E 73rd Street (between 1st and 2nd Aves). Admission is free. Nancy Sayre will be reading from The House in Prague on Friday night. Book Fair from 11-5 on Saturday.

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Golden Alley Press
37 S. 6th Street
Emmaus, PA 18049

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