Monthly Archives: July 2015

Meet the FBI’s best (and most unlikely) informant

In 1996, Michael Blutrich was a successful attorney and former law partner of future New York governor Andrew Cuomo as well as the owner of the iconic gentlemen’s club SCORES, which was frequented by high-power patrons ranging from A-list celebrities to members of the Mafia (notoriously, the New York Rangers visited SCORES on the night they won the Stanley Cup, …

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BenBella joins the Clone Club

I’m delighted to announce the newest addition to our Smart Pop line–an exciting new book on the philosophy of the hit BBC show Orphan Black!

What We Talk About When We Talk About Clone Club, by Gregory E. Pence, PhD, explores issues raised in Orphan Black about human cloning, …

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Fun with Pamela Anderson in LA!

This past week, I had the privilege of meeting with brilliant cultural icon and BenBella author Pamela Anderson in Los Angeles! Here we are with Pam’s literary agent, Bill Gladstone:

While we’re putting the finishing touches on Pam’s upcoming book Raw, I’m excited to announce that we will be collaborating with her again soon on a new cookbook,  …

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“12 years of my life were taken from me”

In our criminal justice system today, there are an alarmingly high number of people who are convicted for crimes they did not commit. African American men are disproportionately among the falsely convicted.

This issue is addressed in depth in an upcoming BenBella title, Wrongfully Convicted, Rightfully Committed (Spring 2017). …

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Grandparents, this one’s for you!

In the realm of child-rearing literature, it’s a parent-centric world. That’s not to say that the dozens of parenting guides available to parents-to-be aren’t incredibly valuable, but until now there has been a real lack of attention paid to the tremendously important relationship between a grandparent and their grandchild, particularly in the crucial first year of a child’s life. …

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The forgotten Ali fight that changed sports entertainment

“Inoki can use his bare fists. He can use karate. This is serious. There’s $10 million involved. I wouldn’t pull a fraud on the public. This is real. There’s no plan. The blood. The holds. The pain. Everything is going to be real. I’m not here in this time of my life to come out with some phony action. …

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