Book Discussions & Reviews

Sept. 1, 2011, Three Cups of Tea, and the power of one–Jerene Mortenson

Jerene Mortenson tells the story of her son Greg’s book, Three Cups of Tea, and the power of one. She was an elementary school principal when her son Greg was trying to raise money for a school in Korphe, Pakistan. Her students collected $623.45 in pennies, and the Pennies for Peace program began. Thousands of […]

Sept. 2, 2010–The Fate of Nature–Charles Wohlforth

A summary of our September 2010 speaker, Charles Wohlforth By Kay Vreeland Charles Wohlforth’s subtitle for his recent book, The Fate of Nature, is “Rediscovering our Ability to Rescue the Earth” and in his talk to the APC luncheon meeting September 2, 2010, he marked out the paths toward this rescue. Chief among these is […]

Feb. 4, 2010–On Writing Romance–Tracy Sinclare

A summary of our February 2010 speaker, Tracy Sinclare. By Arlene Lidbergh-Jasper. Tracy Sinclare, best known locally as a weekend meteorologist with KTUU, began her presentation at Alaska Professional Communicators’ February luncheon with an ice-breaker. “It’s much easier to talk to a camera than to a room full of people,” she said. “At KTUU, it’s […]

Dec. 4, 2009 – Excellent national reviews for Stan Jones’ latest book

APC member Stan Jones has received excellent reviews recently from People Magazine, Entertainment Weekly and more. Jones was APC’s featured speaker in April 2009. People gave Jones’ book, Village of the Ghost Bears 3 out of 4 stars. The reviewer described “the fourth book of this enchanting series set in Alaska,” and said the author […]

Dec. 3, 2009–Tales of ‘changing paths’–Bill Sherwonit

A summary of our December 2009 speaker, Bill Sherwonit By Dianne O’Connell At the monthly luncheon Thursday, December 3, held at the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation, nature writer Bill Sherwonit took Alaska Professional Communicators on a tour of some of the journeys–psychological, spiritual and natural–experienced during the writing of his most recent two books. Speaker […]