Meet the Authors at Tampa Bay Times Festival of Reading Oct. 24, 2015!

Bob Andelman, author, Stadium For Rent, Dave Pierson, Kyle Pierson, 2014 Tampa Bay Times Festival of Reading, USF-St. Petersburg campus

Bob Andelman, author, Stadium For Rent, with Dave Pierson and Kyle Pierson at the 2014 Tampa Bay Times Festival of Reading, USF-St. Petersburg campus. This year’s event is October 24, 2015, again at the downtown waterfront St. Pete location. It is once again free to the public.

In Our Time-Nostra Aetate by James M. Barrens, Mr. Media Books

Order ‘In Our Time-Nostra Aetate’ by James M. Barrens, available by clicking on the book cover above!

Meet the Authors of Mr. Media Books!

Jim Barrens, author of In Our Time (Nostra Aetate), and Bob Andelman, author of Stadium For Rent, The Wawa Way, Mean Business, and Will Eisner: A Spirit Life, will be signing their latest books in the Mr. Media Books booth at the 2015 Tampa Bay Times Festival of Reading this Saturday, October 24, at the USF-St. Petersburg campus in downtown St. Petersburg.

For Barrens, this appearance is especially timely as his book celebrates the 50th anniversary of Vatican II’s declaration of “Nostra Aetate” — peace between Catholics and Jews “in our time” — which occurs on October 28, 2015.

Mr. Media Books, 2014 Tampa Bay TImes Festival of Reading, USF-St. Petersburg campus

2014 Tampa Bay TImes Festival of Reading, USF-St. Petersburg campus

“In Our Time,” that is, within the last fifty years, the world has witnessed the greatest improvements in Catholic-Jewish relations since the death of Jesus of Nazareth. Many courageous people contributed to this improvement. Catholics and Jews have embarked on a historic engagement with one another.

But one event, one stroke of a pen, on October 28, 1965, made all of this possible. This modest book tells this momentous tale….

To learn more about Barrens’ book (and to read a free excerpt) please visit http://mrmediabooks.com/ebooks/in-our-time-nostra-aetate-by-james-m-barrens-interfaith-studies/.

PRESS: “Friendship between Bishop Lynch and Rabbi Luski mirrors improved Catholic-Jewish relations” by Waveney Ann Moore, Tampa Bay Times

As for Andelman, author of Stadium For Rent: Tampa Bay’s Quest for Major League Baseball, the Festival will be his last public appearance of 2015 in conjunction with publication of the revised, updated and expanded deluxe hardcover edition of Will Eisner: A Spirited Life. The book, regularly price $39.95, will be on sale for just $25 only at the Festival of Reading.

Next up for Andelman: the paperback edition of The Wawa Way, due in stores November 15.

Tampa Bay Times calls Stadium For Rent (Second Edition) “Notable” for 2015 baseball season!

Stadium For Rent by Bob Andelman, Tropicana Field, Tampa Bay Rays

Order ‘Stadium For Rent: Tampa Bay’s Quest for Major League Baseball’ by Bob Andelman, now available in an expanded, updated and illustrated 456-page special edition, available from Amazon.com by clicking on the book cover above!

 

About Publisher

Bob Andelman is the publisher of Mr. Media Books. He is also the host and producer of Mr. Media® Interviews and author or co-author of 16 books, including The Wawa Way with Howard Stoeckel, Building Atlanta with Herman J. Russell, Fans Not Customers with Vernon W. Hill, founder of Commerce Bank and Metro Bank UK, Mind Over Business with Ken Baum, The Consulate with Thomas R. Stutler, The Profiler with Pat Brown, Built From Scratch with the founders of The Home Depot, The Profit Zone with Adrian Slywotzky, Mean Business with Albert J. Dunlap, and Will Eisner: A Spirited Life. Click here to see Bob Andelman's Amazon Central author page. He is a member in good standing of the American Society of Journalists and Authors (member page).