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.
“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/.
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.