331 Innings

Book Review by Kam Williams   331 Innings by Peter Brav Zappyness Media Paperback, $7.25 164 pages ISBN: 978-1-544237947   “331 Innings is a powerful tale narrated by elderly, Nebraska native Jack Schram, a lifelong witness to the folly of war and hypocrisy. Jack tells of the bullying encountered by his nephew’s teenage son, John, …

Rising Star

Book Review by Kam Williams   The Making of Barack Obama by David J. Garrow William Morrow Hardcover, $45.00 1472 pages ISBN: 978-0-06-264183-0   “Barack Obama’s speech at the 2004 Democratic National Convention instantly catapulted him into the national spotlight and led to his election four years later as America’s first African-American president. In this …

The Meaning of Michelle

Book Review by Kam Williams   16 Writers on the Iconic First Lady and How Her Journey Inspires Our Own Edited by Veronica Chambers St. Martin’s Press Hardcover, $24.99 236 pages ISBN: 978-1-250-11496-9   “Michelle Obama is unlike any other First Lady in American History. From her first moment on the public stage, she has …