Category Archives: Nonfiction

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis’ cousin John Davis, 82, penned ‘inside’ books about the Bouviers

NEW YORK – John H. Davis, a prolific chronicler of prominent American families including the Kennedys, the Guggenheims, the Gambinos and the family he shared with his cousin, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis — the Bouviers of New York and East Hampton

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis’ cousin John Davis, 82, penned ‘inside’ books about the Bouviers

NEW YORK – John H. Davis, a prolific chronicler of prominent American families including the Kennedys, the Guggenheims, the Gambinos and the family he shared with his cousin, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis — the Bouviers of New York and East Hampton

Margaret Runyan Castaneda, 90, debunked much of husband/author Carlos Castaneda’s mysticism

(From The Los Angeles Times on Jan. 31, 2012.) GLENDALE, Ariz. – They were an unlikely couple, the Latin American immigrant and the West Virginia divorcee whose paths crossed in mid-1950s Los Angeles. But, by Margaret Runyan Castaneda’s account, she

Margaret Runyan Castaneda, 90, debunked much of husband/author Carlos Castaneda’s mysticism

(From The Los Angeles Times on Jan. 31, 2012.) GLENDALE, Ariz. – They were an unlikely couple, the Latin American immigrant and the West Virginia divorcee whose paths crossed in mid-1950s Los Angeles. But, by Margaret Runyan Castaneda’s account, she

Richard Ketchum, dead at 89, traded Manhattan for Vermont, co-founded Country Journal magazine

SHELBURNE, Vt. – Richard M. Ketchum, an author and editor who co-founded Country Journal, a magazine that offered a blend of the bucolic and the practical, particularly to city folk who had opted for the rural life, died on Jan.

Richard Ketchum, dead at 89, traded Manhattan for Vermont, co-founded Country Journal magazine

SHELBURNE, Vt. – Richard M. Ketchum, an author and editor who co-founded Country Journal, a magazine that offered a blend of the bucolic and the practical, particularly to city folk who had opted for the rural life, died on Jan.

Co-author of influential ‘The Mother’s Almanac,’ Elia Parsons was no expert – just a mom

ROCKVILLE, Md. – Elia S. Parsons wasn’t a doctor, a professor or, at first glance, an expert of any sort. She was a Capitol Hill mom — just the sort of woman to help write “The Mother’s Almanac,” a homespun

Co-author of influential ‘The Mother’s Almanac,’ Elia Parsons was no expert – just a mom

ROCKVILLE, Md. – Elia S. Parsons wasn’t a doctor, a professor or, at first glance, an expert of any sort. She was a Capitol Hill mom — just the sort of woman to help write “The Mother’s Almanac,” a homespun