The author, who joined the NYPD in 1995, reveals the hidden world of the fraternity of cops. It covers his family's police background, his rookie days in public housing, and his experience working on September 11, 2001.
Gilmour let his 16-year-old son drop out of high school, on the condition that he watch three films a week with him. From French New Wave and Kurosawa to De Palma, film noir, and Billy Wilder, Gilmour describes key moments in each film, as he teaches his son about life and the vagaries of growing up through the power of the movies.
One day, crime novelist Howard Engel picked up his morning paper and discovered he could no longer read it. While he slept, he had experienced a stroke and now suffered from a rare condition called alexia sine agraphia, meaning that while he could write, he could no longer read. An absorbing and uplifting story.
A collection of rants, writings, and comic encounters with the great and good of politics, showbiz, and literature. Relive Pierre Berton offering advice on rolling a joint and Margaret Atwood showing off her hockey skills. Mercer has selected the best of his rants, sprinkled in choice moments from interviews and added other material that has never been broadcast.
A practical, all-natural guide for midlife men. Offers a strategy for assessing and overcoming - without hormonal supplements - the symptoms of male menopause, including depression, fatigue, anger, loss of ambition, and loss of virility. Provides personalized strategies for improving overall wellness. Also discusses the pros and cons of Viagra and its cousins.