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

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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Beth Finke Keynote speaker April 24 and 25, 2017 Wisconsin AER / Vision & Orientation and Mobility Professionals Conference, Holiday Inn Hotel & convention Center, 1001 Amber Ave., Stevens Point, WI. Beth will be signing copies of her new book Writing Out Loud on Tuesday morning, 4/25

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Fr Gabriel Rochelle Book signing, April 6, 2017, Thursday, 3-5pm, 2nd floor lounge, Barnes & Noble NMSU1400 E University Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88001.

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Beth Finke Panelist, March 30, 2017, Thursday, 1 to 3 pm: Accessibility and Inclusion, Shedd Aquarium Department on Planning and Design. Panel of 4 will share their experience with various disabilities. Chicago, IL 312.692.3315

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Fr Gabriel Rochelle book signing March 11, 2017, Saturday, 10am-noon: Book signing. COAS Books Flagship Store, 317 North Main Street, Las Cruces, New Mexico  88001, 575-524-8471

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Doc Ephraim Bates book talk and signing March 3, 2017, Friday, 5-7 pm: Fresh Farms Cafe, 621 Harrisburg Avenue Lancaster, PA 17603, (717) 517-8850

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Fr Gabriel Rochelle book signing and open house February 25, 2017, Saturday, 6:30pm, Spotted Dog Brewery. Join us on the patio, 2920 Avenida de Mesilla, New Mexico 575-650-2729

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Beth Finke Presentation to 2nd graders February 6, 2017, Monday, 1:15 pm:  Frances Xavier Warde School, Old St. Patrick’s Campus, 120 South DesPlaines Street, Chicago, IL  60661  312-466-0700.

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Dick Simpson Presentation and book signing December 23, 2017 Thursday, “Winning Elections in the 21st Century: 92 St. Y, NYC.

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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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