Appel bares all in "Phoning Home: Essays"
By Suzanne Axland, University of South Carolina Press In May the University of South Carolina Press published Phoning Home: Essays by Jacob M. Appel, but our stock sold out before we had the chance to send out review copies. Now that the second printing is in the warehouse, we would like to tell you about this great book! Phoning Home is a collection of entertaining and thought-provoking essays featuring the author's quirky family, his Jewish heritage and his New York City up
"Inspiration, entertainment and poetry with a pulse ..."
By Laurence Levy, TheReviewReview.net There is lots of good work in Volume 26 of The Briar Cliff Review, published by Briar Cliff University in Sioux City, Iowa. Slick but not too thick at only 124 pages, tall and wide, the magazine’s almost three dozen poems, four short stories, four nonfiction pieces, and miscellany are peppered and spiced throughout with terrific full-color art and photography. It’s an entertaining package. Most of the work aspires to and much of it attain