The Intelligent Divorce: Because Your Kids Come First
(Volume One: Taking Care of Your Children)
By Mark B. Banschick, MD and David Tabatsky

Like it or not, divorce is often unavoidable. But it doesn't have to
destroy relationships between ex-spouses, nor among parents and
their children.
The Intelligent Divorce is a groundbreaking blueprint
for negotiating the complicated and sometimes unbearable landscape
of spousal dissolution with grace, compassion, and wisdom.
Developed over the course of a decade and based on hundreds of
case studies,
The Intelligent Divorce teaches healthy and effective
communication strategies intended to ensure personal integrity while
committing parents to protecting the innocence of their children.
Slipping Reality
By Emily Beaver
Edited by David Tabatsky

In a time of hardship and heartbreak, sometimes reality isn't enough.
Slipping Reality is the story of 14-year-old Katelyn Emerson, who,
when faced with the glaring truth of her brother's illness, rebels by
slipping away into the depths of her imagination. There she finds the
kind of support and comfort she feels she deserves—and she does
not have to feel so alone. And yet, as Katelyn's grasp on reality begins
to unravel, so too does a girl who grew up too fast and fell apart too
soon. Emily Beaver's debut novel is a coming-of-age story that
explores the trials of young grief, and growth where it's least expected.
Who Needs a Vagina? ... and While You're at it, Take the
Kitchen, Too!
By Gayle Israel
Edited by David Tabatsky
(Legacy Projects, 2018)

Welcome to Gayle Israel's memoir and guidebook for women ages 60
and beyond. A former mental health therapist, Gayle says, "We all
need a shoulder, a hug, a laugh, and most definitely a glass of wine!"
This book provides all of that (sans the wine) as it explores love,
marriage, raising kids, friendships, losses, gains, and the transitions
women go through as wives, mothers, sisters, and friends..
Familiar Shadows
By Bert Goolsby
Edited by David Tabatsky

Love. Valor. Enduring memories. This coming-of-age story, a sequel
to the author's first novel,
Her Own Law, is set in the Deep South at
the end of World War II. Twelve-year-old Luke “Skeets” McLendon
and his best friend, Will Sheffield, fall for Lydia Powell, a beautiful,
recently orphaned girl their same age. When Luke’s aunt assumes
temporary custody of Lydia, Skeets' life becomes complicated, as he
learns a painful lesson about love and loss. Bert Goolsby, a former
Chief Deputy Attorney General of South Carolina and Judge of the
South Carolina Court of Appeals, is also the author of three short-
story collections,
Five Stockings, Sweet Potato Biscuits and Humanity,
Darling, and two novels, Her Own Law and Harpers' Joy.
Busted! The Fab Foundations Guide to Bras that Fit,
Flatter and Feel Fantastic
By Ali Cudby
Edited by David Tabatsky

Forget everything you thought you knew about your bra size—it's
wrong. As Ali Cudby explains in her new book, the secret to finding
your ideal bra is to stop measuring for bra size, and begin to focus on
fit. Wearing the right bra is not just a matter of fashion—it’s a matter
of health and self-esteem. And yet 70 to 85% of women are wearing
the wrong bra size. By combining extensive knowledge and the easy
humor that has made Ali one of the foremost experts in her field,
Busted! is essential reading for anyone who wants to look and feel
better in her clothes and her body—every day.
Essential Living: A Guide to Having Happiness and Peace
by Reclaiming Your Essential Self
By Shelley Uram
Edited by David Tabatsky
(HCI Books, 2017)

Most of us think the key to happiness a is having more money,
greater career success, or loving relationships. Yet even when we
achieve these goals, we may still not be fully satisfied. As noted
psychiatrist Dr. Shelley Uram shows us, when we peel back the layers
to reveal what we really want most in life, it turns out to be the
qualities that are already present at our very core—our Essential Self.
By learning to quiet the ancient survival brain and reclaim our
essence, we can discover a wellspring of sustenance.
Don't Play with Fire
By Dennis Haber
Edited by David Tabatsky
(DHCM Media Group, 2018)

This book provides important tools to keep your emotions in check so
you can make the best decisions possible. These tools will help you
become better in your personal, family and business life. Author
Dennis Haber discusses proven strategies that provide you with
herculean power to conquer fears, clobber obstacles and crush
self-doubt. You'll also learn about concepts, ideas and principles that
will enable you to be, do and have everything you want in life. Life is
still expecting more from you. Now you can expect more from life!
I Found God in Hollywood
By Cliff Brodsky
Edited By David Tabatsky

From author Cliff Brodsky: "
I Found God In Hollywood is a collection
of 98% true stories that are intended to be humorous. However, if
lucky readers find that they learn something about themselves—or
have a spiritual epiphany—then I guess that would be a good thing.
This is an autobiographical book of funny stories from the perspective
of a musician and pot head who goes to Hollywood to find fame and
fortune and ends up with a spiritual awakening. Go figure. Sometimes
God has a better plan than we do."
Do You Dream in Color? Insights From a Girl Without Sight
By Laurie Rubin
Edited by David Tabatsky

In her inspiring her memoir, Laurie Rubin looks back on her life as an
international opera singer who happens to be blind. From her
loneliness and isolation as a middle school student to her experiences
skiing, Rubin describes her past as a "journey towards identity," one
she hopes will resonate with young people struggling with two
fundamental questions: "Who am I?" and "Where do I fit in?" Rubin
believes that "differences" like blindness may seem like barriers, but
for the strong and the persistent, dreams can overcome barriers, no
matter how large they may seem.
Under the Yarmulke: Tales of Faith, Fun and Football
By Rabbi Solomon Schiff
Foreword by Rabbi Shmuley Boteach
Edited by David Tabatsky

He was born amid the tenements of Brooklyn, grew up in the shadow
of the Holocaust and, in 1954, stepped onto his first pulpit in
Dubuque, Iowa—where a congregant remarked with a grin, “Rabbi,
we didn’t know what sin was until you came to town.” From that day
forward—and throughout the course of his distinguished 63-year
career—Rabbi Solomon Schiff has continued to touch hearts, enrich
minds and always provoke laughter. In this long-awaited memoir, Sol
Schiff recaptures his remarkable journey from local cantor in a Bronx
Synagogue to internationally recognized rabbi, whose devotion to
community service and interfaith relations has made him a beacon of
inspiration for millions of all faiths.
Write for Life: Communicating Your Way Through Cancer
and Chronic Disease
By David Tabatsky
(Legacy Projects, 2019)

Every day, millions of people face traumatic changes to their health,
when everything familiar turns upside down. What if they could take
better control of their situation by writing about their experience and
communicating more effectively by expressing their feelings? What if
their struggles became a source of empowerment and inspiration?
Research indicates that expressive writing—dealing with one's
deepest thoughts and feelings—may contribute to improved physical
and emotional health––for those with cancer and/or chronic disease.
Everyone–– patients, caregivers and medical staff––has a story to
tell. Many are uplifting while others may not be easy to digest.
Through their authenticity, they reflect the staggering realities of
dealing with chronic diseases. By opening your heart and giving
writing a chance, you can discover the gift of personal expression––
for you and everyone you know. Welcome to Write for Life.
Beautiful Old Dogs: A Loving Tribute to Our
Senior Best Friends
Edited by David Tabatsky
Photographs by Garry Gross
(St. Martin's Press, 2013)

Gandhi once said, "The greatness of a nation and its moral progress
can be judged by the way that its animals are treated." How people
regard older animals is especially revealing.
Beautiful Old Dogs is a
heartfelt, emotional, passionate tribute to old dogs which features the
exquisite photography of the late Garry Gross, and a carefully
selection of moving, insightful, funny, and uplifting essays by, among
others, Anna Quindlen, Ally Sheedy, Christopher Durang, Doris Day,
Dean Koontz and Marlo Thomas.
Crystal Child: How Chinese Medicine Saved My Daughter
from Food Allergies and Asthma Friends
By Lisa B. Lewis; David Tabatsky, Editor
(CreateSpace, 2014)

Most of us must navigate our way through daunting struggles at some
point in our lives. It is how we deal with these challenges and the choices
we make concerning them that defines our essence as human beings.
Crystal Child is the inspiring story of a mother on a mission: to save her
physically fragile child from life-threatening food allergies and asthma,
which she ultimately accomplishes through a steady stream of humor,
love and hard work. “Lisa's story can inspire others with similar
problems," says Dr. Xiu-Min Li of Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York City.
"Her dedication and determination are a lesson for all of us.”
Marilyn Who? The Untold Story of the Most Amazing
Person You Never Heard Of
By Marilyn Schwartz, as told to David Tabatsky
(Legacy Projects; CreateSpace, 2015)

“Get on with it!” If one thing can be said about this woman, it’s that
adversity does not deter her. “A problem by itself is not a negative
thing,” she advises. “It’s a challenge. And if you look at each passage
as a kind of victory, big or small, it offers encouragement, giving you
confidence in yourself to be ready for whatever comes next.” Meet
Marilyn Sacharow Fried Schwartz, an uncommon woman whose eight-
decade journey––amid joy and heartbreak, through turbulence and
triumph––reminds of the preciousness  of our days, the importance of
faith and family, and the resiliency of the human spirit.
A Soldier's Diary, 1893–1918: From Philadelphia to the
Philippines, Crawfish Jesse Explains It All
By Jesse C. Davisson and Alison Wilkom
Edited by David Tabatsky
(Legacy Projects; CreateSpace, 2015)

Jesse C Davisson, great-grandfather of Alison M. Wilkom, was no
angel when he first joined the Army in 1893. His diary begins there,
then follows his adventures through such historic military conflicts as
the American Indian Wars, the Spanish– American War, the
Philippine Insurrection and World War I. Within these colorfully written
pages, Jesse richly chronicles the fascinating and intimate details of
these events, such as learning to ride horses with the 7th Cavalry,
becoming friends with Indian Scouts, skinning mules and surviving
ambushes, learning to avoid snakebites and hiding and hiding from
jungle  natives in the Philippines. He reveals the good and the bad of
our human character, complete with dark encounters and
enlightening surprises.
Doggyality: Cognitive Training for Dogs and Humans
By Larry Fine
Edited by David Tabatsky
(Doggyality LLC, 2015)

Dog trainer Larry Fine’s landmark Doggyality method has won fans
across the country, virtually rewriting the manual on keeping your dog
happy, healthy and well-behaved. Here for the first time is Fine’s
unique and innovative technique, all in one engagingly written, easy-
to-digest book—from puppy-training and obedience, to behavior
modification and socialization. "Larry Fine's amazing training skills
have  helped innumerable pets and their people become stronger
communicators and better teams," says Buzz Miller, founder and
president of PACT for Animals. "i am so pleased that he has finally
written down his wealth of knowledge to be shared with the world!"
Badge of Positivity
By David Bognar
Edited By David Tabatsky
(Legacy Projects, 2018)

From her first job as a deputy sheriff, Kay Dickson was exposed to a
rollercoaster ride of emotional, physical, and psychological highs and
lows. This memoir provides an inside look at police academies,
jailhouses, courtrooms, and juvenile detention centers, and shares
genuine insight on how America’s justice system really works and
what it’s like for a female officer working in these environments. All
proceeds from the sales of this book will go to support community
police programs.
American Misfit: A Memoir
By David Tabatsky
(Legacy Projects, 2017)

Part memoir, part adventure travelogue,
American Misfit tells the
story of a young American clown and variety performer who
unwittingly ended up in the belly of the Japanese prison system for
what seemed like forever. This darkly funny, stream-of-
consciousness journey through prison cells,  interrogations, and a
labyrinth of Tokyo courtrooms is intercut with flashpoints and
flashbacks, detailing the author’s offbeat, eccentric experiences in
Japan prior to his arrest, a New York/Jewish background, and the
recent death of his father. An homage to anyone who has ever
struggled to aim his or her spiritual compass in the right direction.
The Overparenting Epidemic: Why Helicopter Parenting
Is Bad for Your Kids . . . and Dangerous for You, Too!
By George Glass, M.D. and David Tabatsky
(Skyhorse Publishing, 2014)

Helicopter parents, tiger moms, cosseters, hothouse parents.
Whatever we label it, overparenting—anxious, invasive, overly
attentive, and competitive parenting—may have finally backfired. As
the first generation of overparented children become adults, studies
show that when baby boomer parents intervene inappropriately, their
“millennial” children end up ill-behaved, anxious, narcissistic, entitled
youths unable to cope with everyday life. But all of this can be
avoided if parents would just take a giant step back, check their
ambitions at the door, and do what’s really best for their kids. Written
by a noted psychiatrist and a parenting specialist, The Overparenting
Epidemic is a science-based yet humorous and practical book that
features pragmatic, reasonable advice on how to parent children
effectively and lovingly without overdoing it.
Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Cancer Book: 101 Stories
of Courage, Support & Love
By Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen & David Tabatsky
Includes the inspirational memoir,
It's Just a Word, by Elizabeth Bayer
(Chicken Soup for the Soul Publishing, 2009)

This loving and inspirational collection of intimate stories—by cancer
patients and their loved ones, medical professionals, clergy and
friends—is a must-read for anyone affected by cancer. Writers share
their experiences, from their first diagnoses, to breaking the news to
loved ones, to living through an ever-changing self-image and
discovering a new spirituality. Includes a bonus book: an uplifting and
candid memoir by cancer patient Elizabeth Bayer.
Reimagining Women's Cancers: The Celebrity Diagnosis
Guide to Personalized Treatment and Prevention
By Michele Berman,‎ Mark Boguski and David Tabatsky
(HCI, 2016)

America's fascination with celebrities never gets old. From
magazine to Internet fan sites, celebrity not only sells, it educates
people about important issues––including cancer. Reading about a
famous person coping with cancer can be both inspiring and life-
saving. That's what this new series is about. The first book,
Reimagining Women's Cancers, focuses on cancer of the breasts,
ovaries, uterus, cervix, vagina and vulva, providing readers with
critical information to help them manage, cope, and recover through
a concise, easy-to-read style and format. By using celebrity stories,
this series can attract countless readers who might otherwise not pay
attention to an epidemic that is likely to affect them or a loved one.
Reimagining Men's Cancers: The Celebrity Diagnosis
Guide to Personalized Treatment and Prevention
By  Mark Boguski,‎ Michele Berman and David Tabatsky
(HCI, 2016)

America's fascination with celebrities never gets old. From
magazine to Internet fan sites, celebrity not only sells, it educates
people about important issues––including cancer. Reading about a
famous person coping with cancer can be both inspiring and life-
saving. That's what this new series is about. The first book,
Reimagining Women's Cancers, focuses on cancer of the prostate,
penis, and testicles, providing readers with critical information to help
them manage, cope, and recover through a concise, easy-to-read
style and format. By using celebrity stories, this series can attract
countless readers who might otherwise not pay attention to an
epidemic that is likely to affect them or a loved one.
The Intelligent Divorce: Because Your Kids Come First
(Volume Two: Taking Care of Yourself)
By Mark B. Banschick, MD and David Tabatsky

In this second book of his acclaimed
Intelligent Divorce series, author
Mark Banschick explains how the greatest asset your kids have is
yourself. Despite the inevitable power struggles you may have with
your ex, says Banschick, the key is stay healthy, centered and
focused on your children's well-being. After all, your children want to
see their mom and dad happy, positive, and communicating
effectively with each other. And if you're raising your children alone,
this book, along with Book One, will help you become a positive role
model for your kids.
Creative Mind: A Diary of Teenage Mental Illness
By Nicole Nagy
Edited by David Tabatsky
(Legacy Books, 2017)

Nicole Nagy was not an average teenager, in spite of trying hard to
be one. That’s because she was grappling with mental illness, which
affected most every part of her daily existence. This is the story of
her life––how she first encountered allergies, infections, and
coughing fits, which led to speech therapists, special education
classes, anxiety, depression, psychiatrists, seizures, and eventual
brain surgery––and how she learned to navigate her way to success
as a young woman. Her story is a cautionary tale for families, schools,
and health professionals and will help us better understand how the
brain works and how challenging it can be for so many kids grappling
in the shadows with these issues.
What's Cool Berlin (Vols. 1 and 2)
By David Tabatsky (Syndicate Publishing, 1993
and 1995)

An instant hit among tourists and residents, this
was the first English-language guidebook to
Germany's capital written by someone who
actually lived there. Highly informative but
thoroughly irreverent, Tabatsky’s handbook to
Berlin's future capital sold out both editions and
is no longer in print. “A witty and off-beat guide”
(New York Times); "Very funny und ideal für den
‘Quick Trip’ nach Berlin” (Prinz)
; “Cool sind
Tabatsky’s dunkler humor” (BZ Kultur).
Dear President Obama: Letters of Hope from Children
Across America
By Bruce Kluger & David Tabatsky; foreword by Linda Ellerbee
(Beckham Publications Group, Inc., 2009)

An inspiring and colorful collection of nearly 200 letters and drawings
to President Barack Obama, from children in every region of the
country—from the 7th Grader in a Manhattan private school, to
students in one of the poorest schools in Nebraska. In their heartfelt
correspondences, these children (ages 4 through 18), do what kids
do best: enunciate their hopes, fears and dreams about the world
they live in, and their boundless excitement about the historic election
that took place during their young lives.
The Boy Behind the Door: How Salomon Kool Escaped
the Nazis
A Young Adult Book Inspired by a True Story
By Sanford L. Batkin with David Tabatsky

On May 5, 1940, just a day before Solomon Kool's Bar Mitzvah, the
Germans invaded the Netherlands, forever altering the lives of Sal
and his family. Ultimately separated from his parents and siblings, Sal
begins a long and emotional journey of survival, in which he learns
about the importance of hope, friendship and faith. Written for a
young adult audience, this startling true tale is based on Kool's
personal account of the saga, and told here for the first time.
The Right Words at the Right Time Volume 2: Your Turn!
By Marlo Thomas & (New) Friends
David Tabatsky, Consulting Editor
(Atria, 2006)

In this follow-up to Marlo Thomas's 2002 bestseller,
The Right Words
at the Right Time,
101 contributors—selected from among thousands
in a nationwide search—tell riveting stories about the words that
changed their lives forever.
The Wright Choice: Your Family's Prescription For
Healthy Eating, Modern Fitness and Saving Money
By Randy Wright, M.D. and David Tabatsky

Americans know they should be healthy, but making health a priority
often falls last on the to-do list for today’s average family. In
Wright Choice: Your Family's Prescription For Healthy Eating,
Modern Fitness and Saving Money
, nationally recognized neurologist
and medical director Dr. Randy Wright, and David Tabatsky, co-
author of
Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Cancer Book, have created
an easy-to-understand guide to living longer and healthier lives for
today’s on-the-go family. This comprehensive tell-all health manual
addresses everything from financial gains of staying fit, to the
confusion about fats, good fats and trans fats, to the truth about
Twinkies. A one-stop shop for overall good health.
Calla Lilies: A True Story of Four Sisters and Their Struggle
to Survive Abuse, Addiction, and Poverty in America
By Kay Corbett; David Tabatsky, Editor
CreateSpace, 2014)

The real-life story of a stepmother’s uncompromising love for her four
stepdaughters, this gripping narrative is told in real time, through
recorded telephone conversations between the stepdaughters and their
stepmother from 1994 to 2002—with surprising events unfolding before
the reader’s eyes. These young Southern women are survivors; and
despite their adversities—from childhood trauma to drug and alcohol
addictions—they are passionately committed to improving their lives.
Why Buddha Never Had Alzheimer's: A Holistic Treatment
Approach through Meditation, Yoga, and the Arts
By Shuvendu Sen
Edited by David Tabatsky
(HCI, 2017)

It is estimated that 5.4 million people in the U.S. are afflicted with
Alzheimer's disease, yet scientists have not found a drug to control it.
But we do know that contributing factors and symptoms (such as
stress and hypertension) can be alleviated with holistic, alternate
management approaches―like meditation, yoga, music therapy and
virtual reality therapy. But how can meditation and yoga stop or even
reverse the course of Alzheimer's? They set the mind on an inward
journey where the risk factors that precipitate the disease are formed.
This bridging of the old and new creates an imperative paradigm shift
in our perspective toward Alzheimer's disease management.
Buddha Never Had Alzheimer's
is precisely what is needed to cause a
drastic and necessary revolution in medical care.
Be the Wisdom You Want to See in Your Kids.: A Guide to
Parenting with Inspiration, Living with Joy, and Making a
By Magda Tarnawska Senel Ph.D
Edited by David Tabatsky
(AuthorHouse, 2015)

Although most parents rate having children as the most meaningful
experience of their lives, many find themselves pushed to their
emotional and physical limits. Parenthood affords us the opportunity
to become more compassionate, patient and understanding, but we
also run the risk of becoming more irritable, impatient and intolerant.
This book shows readers how they can transform everyday
challenges into sources of empowerment and inspiration by
demonstrating that joyful living and soulful parenting is not something
that just happens by itself; it is a result of choices we make every day.
Blending Families Successfully: Helping Parents and Kids
Navigate the Challenges So That Everyone Ends Up Happy
By George S. Glass, M.D. and David Tabatsky
(Skyhorse Publishing, 2014)

According to the National Center for Health Statistics, less than half of
the people who get married in the United States remain with their first
spouse, and less than 50 percent of children grow up with both
biological parents. In short, we live in a society of blended families.
Everyone who survives a divorce and enters a new family is vulnerable.
George Glass, M.D., a board-certified psychiatrist, has designed a book
to help parents understand the challenges of beginning new lives with
blended families, and to help their children make the necessary
adjustments. Along with a steady dose of “Dos and Don’ts,” this book
provides an inspiring toolkit for families in need.
Point, Click, Win!: The Holistic Guide to Creating and
Delivering Great Presentations!
By Scott Dunn
Edited by David Tabatsky
(Scott Dunn & Associates Books, 2017)

Let’s face it: Most presentations lack structure, clear goals, and
creativity. And most presenters do not know how to properly prepare,
sell their main points, or effectively connect with their audience. This can
result in lost opportunities. All of that has changed. With this engaging
and comprehensive book, expert presentation trainer, Scott Dunn, can
help turn you from an ordinary speaker into a star presenter, through 19
easy-to-read lessons covering every aspect of creating, planning, and
delivering efficient and effective presentations — from learning the
secret tricks of Powerpoint to the nuances of captivating an audience.
Designing My Life: The Adventures of Judy Pudy—
A Feast of Fashion, Flight & Philanthropy
By Judith Eigen Sarna
Edited by David Tabatsky
Illustrated by Judith Sarna
(BEA Press, 2016)

As a single New York girl in her twenties in the blessed sixties, Judith
Eigen Sarna traveled the world with the goal of becoming a world citizen.
Among her adventures, two particular events transformed her life: living
and doing business in Afghanistan before the Taliban and the Russians,
and living in India, where she created a thriving garment business.
“When I was a social worker, I gave away three bicycles and two
consultations, and believed I was helping the world,” recalls Judith.
“When I went into business, I employed thousands of people. Employing
women and doing business ethically was one of the most successful and
fulfilling periods of my life.”
Luck and Serendipity: A Personal History for My Family
By  Robert P. Fornshell M.D.
Edited by David Tabatsky
(Legacy Projects, 2017)

Some life stories long to be told. That's why former orthopedic
surgeon Robert P. Fornshell M.D. chose to write this personal
memoir. Beginning with his upbringing in Ohio, Dr. Fornshell recalls
the colorful experiences of his life, from serving in the U.S. Army in
Europe during World War Two, to his rigorous study at Harvard
University, to his early years as a husband and father, living in
Connecticut with his wife, Barbara, and becoming a successful
orthopedist. Warmly and vividly recalled, this is the story of a lived
with joy,, humor and grace. Includes nearly 50 photographs.
The Marijuana Project: A Novel About Medicine and
By Brian Laslow
Edited by David Tabatsky
(SDS Publishing, 2015)

This taut and thought-provoking fiction-based-on-fact novel arose
from first-time author Brian Laslow's own stormy experiences working
with a newly launched medical marijuana production facility. A twisty
and mind-boggling adventure, the story also uncovers the tug-of-war
between right and wrong. Based on important current and divisive  
issues that we confront as a society today, this is a book that is both
a page-turning suspense yarn and a modern-day morality tale.  
But That's Another Story: Pieces of a Life Lived
By Marcella Ann Stapor
Edited by David Tabatsky
(Legacy Projects, 2016)

It began as a simple exercise in a writing class. And yet over the
course of several years, it would become a meaningful journey. As
Marcella Ann Stapor collected scraps of memories from her long and
rich life, a vivid arc came into view. Born in an era in which women
were not afforded the career advantages of men, Marcella drew
strength from her buoyant spirit and bottomless optimism, ultimately
becoming a respected attorney and avid world traveler. In this
thoughtful and uplifting memoir, Marcella recalls the indelible events
that shaped her extraordinary life, from losing her father at a young
age, to confronting gender bias as the only woman in her Brooklyn
law school class, to embracing her senior years with the passion and
curiosity that have become her trademark.
By David Bognar
Edited By David Tabatsky

A revolutionary and useful handbook to understanding our true
nature and the worlds we live in,
Enlightenment is an easy-to-read
synthesis of science, psychology and the works of spiritual masters
that combines metaphysics and quantum mechanics with a
fundamental missing ingredient: the psychology of spirituality. The
book also reveals the role emotions play in our lives, how to make
popular spiritual techniques work, and how to overcome fear and
suffering. A truly remarkable field guide to emotional well-being and
spiritual enlightenment.
Smile! Be Happy!
By Angela LaRosa
Edited by David Tabatsky
(Legacy Projects, 2018)

Being a housewife is challenging—managing a home, assisting a
husband in business, and raising four children, not to mention taking
care of yourself, which is the focus and heart of this inspirational book.
Since losing her mother as a child, Angela LaRosa has brought hope
and optimism to every aspect of her life. And with her bold and durable
commitment to God, she enjoys a life of beautiful fulfillment, and is now
proud to share what she had learned.
Namaste, the Hard Way: A Daughter's Journey to Find
Her Mother on the Yoga Mat
By Sasha Brown-Worsham
Edited by David Tabatsky
(HCI Books, 2018)

This is the heartfelt and hilarious story of a transplanted tween
growing up in Bible Belt country, with a macrobiotic hippie mom and a
ribs-eating dad. When her mother was diagnosed with breast cancer,
she chose a healthy diet and yoga over aggressive chemotherapy.
When her mother died, Brown ran as far away from yoga as she could
until an injury left her needing exactly what she was running from. It
was on the yoga mat where she processed her grief and found her
mother again, discovering that she was more like her mother than she
had ever thought.
Dear Congress: Voices of American Children Currently
Being Abused by Conversion Therapy
By Vella Jones and The Children's Committee
Edited by David Tabatsky
(Legacy Projects, 2018)

Dear Congress bravely pulls back the curtain to reveal stories of
American children currently being abused by conversion therapy.
Together, these brave victims aim to provide a public service by
sharing their experiences and encouraging citizens of all persuasions
to take action by writing their local, state and federal legislators—
urging them to enact laws that prohibit conversion therapy and insure
that this practice never surfaces again. A portion of the proceeds
from sales of this book will be donated to the National Center for
Lesbian Rights (
In Spite Of . . . How I Survived Abuse, Cancer, and a Giant
F@#%ing Stroke
By Mary Reid-Hill
As told to and edited by David Tabatsky
(Legacy Projects, 2018)

When Mary Reid-Hill was 38 years old, she had an enormous freaking
stroke, which left her battling for her life. This crisis followed a twisted
childhood, a teenage marriage, and a diagnosis of cancer at age 22—
leaving Mary to cope with a new set of challenges with half a brain
and a seriously compromised body. Despite all the health challenges,
psychological roadblocks, and spiritual upheaval, Mary has
persevered—defying doctors, therapists, and insurance companies,
all of whom underestimated her grit, optimism, and humor, three tools
that have served her best during her 15-plus years of recovery.
Hurry Up and Make It Day: A Memoir of Domestic Abuse
and Redemption
By Sheila D. Brady
Edited by David Tabatsky
(CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2018)

Hurry Up and Make It Day did not come by accident. The author spent
many sleepless nights as a child, hoping the sun would rise so a new
day would begin without more violence at home. Sheila D. Brady
demonstrates how she was “groomed to kill” as she witnessed the
violence in her home, how the abuse affected her as a young child
and the tragedy that has haunted her even into adulthood. Brady
knows first-hand what can happen to children who witness domestic
violence from a very young age watching their mother beaten severely.
The Five Gifts: Discovering Hope, Healing and Strength
When Disaster Strikes
By Laurie Nadel, PhD
Edited by David Tabatsky
(HCI Books, 2018)

Once a seasoned journalist but now a distinguished scholar and
practicing psychotherapist, Dr. Laurie has immersed herself in the
study of suffering. When it comes to teaching how to get up after
being knocked down, survive life's hardest blows and thrive, nothing
beats a teacher who has learned through personal experience. This
book is highly readable and easy to understand, digest, and put to
use. Dr. Laurie Nadel touches off many new sunbursts of thought as
she guides us through what we need to know about coping with life's
most troubling times.  —
From the Foreword by Dan Rather

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The Dream Tide: A Novel
By Scott A. Schlefstein
Edited by David Tabatsky

Former cop turned private investigator Nate Abbot first became aware
of his unique dreaming gift as a teenager. By the time he was married
with children, nightmares and supernatural visits from his past
plagued him. While on vacation in the desert, he is revisited by a
dead-end kidnapping case that not only threatens the lives of his
family, but also plunges him into a personal hell that forces him to
confront a death he witnessed long ago. Will his dreaming ability
finally release him from his torment? Dream Tide features a collection
of modern cowboys on motorcycles, a heroic family dog, gunfights,
surrealistic natural disasters, and a spine-chilling plot by gifted
novelist Scott A. Schlefstein.
Dear Mister Bollywood: How I Fell in Love with India,
Bollywood and Shah Rukh Khan
By Rina Golan
Edited by David Tabatsky

Dear Mister Bollywood is a letter to the most famous man in India,
Shah Rukh Khan, in which  author Rina Golan reveals her life story,
her struggle to survive and her hunger to succeed—but not at any
price. As Golan explains it, she is destined to make it big her way,
without compromising her principles or selling her soul. This journey
brings her to an encounter with her beloved hero, and then to life in
Mumbai, where she tries to make her mark in Bollywood. Throughout
it all, her love for India—and Shah Rukh Khan—is what drives her, in
a book that will inspire readers to live their lives with passion, to
pursue their dreams, and to never give up on the truth.
The Redemption of Holly Dobson
By C. Lynn Barton        
Edited By David Tabatsky

Holly Dobson possesses an understated and benevolent evil.
Relentlessly driven by an unbreakable sense of family values, she
acts with remorseless conviction to protect her own, regardless of the
consequences. And yet her only son, George—a demonic,
charismatic, and curiously engaging being—drives Holly on an
adventure that spans continents, decades and the landscape of her
soul. Along the way, she discovers her purpose and finds redemption
as a mother, a woman, a lover and, ultimately, something more than a
mere human being.
Fearless!: An Exotic Dancer's Guide to Personal and
Professional Success
By Kerri Walker
Edited by David Tabatsky
(Legacy Projects, 2017)

Kerri Walker graduated from college and spent the next year in Europe,
falling in love with the peaceful lifestyle and especially the French
language. She returned home inspired, vowing to someday find her way
back. But neither graduate school nor the traditional job market would
provide her the income for such an enormous life-change — so she
turned to the most unlikely of vocations to finance her dream: stripping.
In this bold and spirited memoir and guide book, Kerri chronicles the
three electrifying years she spent in “the shark tank” of exotic dancing,
learning the moves and “mastering the hustle,” as she bankrolled her
future across the Atlantic. From her first awkward gigs in the shore town
clubs of New Jersey, to her glitzier engagements in New York City’s
bustling strip circuit,
Fearless! shines a strobe on a mysterious
profession, offering a backstage peek at the colorful people who
populate that world — from managers, bouncers and the dancers
themselves, to a wild collection of customers, both male and female.
I Believe in Fortune Cookies: Stories
By Richard Yu
Edited by David Tabatsky
(Legacy Projects, 2019)

Written during his convalescence from leukemia and a bone marrow
transplant, this short story collection by Richard Yu reflects the
sublimation of a tortured, distilled into an elixir with deadly effects.
The stories begin harmlessly, with a coffee with Dante at the Piazza
della Signoria and traverse a diverse landscape of impossible
settings—from 1960s of Hong Kong to the space fantasy of the
Cassini age. A whirlwind of emotions and unexpected twists,
I Believe
in Fortune Cookies
shows with great flair, depth and surreal
imagination, how the mind can work in mysterious, haunting, and
creative ways, in spite of facing a life and death challenge.
Breadcrumbs on My Journey: Celebrating Life in the City
of Brotherly Love
By Richard G. Krassen
As told to David Tabatsky
(Legacy Projects, 2019)

“I owe my life to the city of Philadelphia," says Richard Krassen about
the City of Brotherly Love. In this revealing memoir, Krassen on his
love for music, basketball, and family, sharing novel insights on what
it means to be a son, husband, father, grandfather, and teammate.
Beyond his sharp and often humorous memories, septuagenarian
Krassen offers original poetry, aphorisms, and a story about his alter
ego as a life insurance salesman. Although this entire endeavor took
many years, the results are well worth it, and readers are sure to
enjoy and be inspired by this proud Philadelphian.
Charm Squad
By Robert Haru Fisher
As told to David Tabatsky
(Legacy Projects, 2019)

In this engaging memoir, Bob Fisher recounts his memorable
experience as a member of a Charm Squad, a group of young men
and women who in the 1950s left their American universities to study
abroad, in an effort to influence the student governments at their
foreign schools. A recent Harvard grad, Bob traveled to Tokyo
University, where he tried to enjoin his fellow Japanese students not
only to follow American leadership, but to come to the U.S. for a year
of free study. The book also recalls the flock of crazy characters Bob
encountered throughout his fascinating life, including a dowager
duchess, a future Japanese Prime Minister, Richard Nixon, and four
foreign spies.
Holistic Dental Care: Your Mind, Body, and Spirit Guide to
Optimal Health and a Beautiful Smile
By Stephen Lawrence, with David Tabatsky
Edited by David Tabatsky
(Rowman & LIttlefield, 2018)

Most people like to maintain healthy teeth and gums. While
conventional dental care still relies on outdated and toxic treatments,
such as using mercury and fluoride, more and more patients are
beginning to realize that there are safer, more effective ways. Holistic
dentistry supports comprehensive health. This new book introduces
safer, gentler, and more efficient methods of treating your mouth and
body for overall wellness.
Rx for Hope: An Integrative Approach to Cancer Care
By Nick Chen and David Tabatsky
Edited by David Tabatsky
(Rowman & Littlefield, 2018)

Most cancer patients still depend on conventional methods that are
both toxic and ineffective while too little attention is paid to their
overall health and wellbeing. Rx for Hope, backed by rigorous science
and patient cases, calls for an urgent reevaluation of conventional
cancer treatments. It offers a progressive model combining
metronomic low-dose chemotherapy with complementary integrative
medicine. Along with breakthrough immunotherapy drugs, these
treatments can potentially create a response powerful enough to
eradicate the presence of cancer and prevent it from returning.
Voices of Children: The Story of the Fifteenth Street
By Rachel and Wilbur Rippy
Edited by David Tabatsky
(Legacy Projects, 2019)

"In these pages you will meet the children and teachers of the
Fifteenth Street School, who collaborated during the 1960’s to create
an environment for self-directed learning. The voices of these
children attest today, as they did five decades ago, to the resources
and capacities of young people everywhere, and inspire hope for the
future.I am excited about this book. Without a doubt, it reflects the
interesting and beautiful way that Wilbur and Rachel Rippy worked
with all the children at the Fifteenth Street School."
––Paul Fusco, photographer, Magnum Photos, school parent
Twelve Unending Summers: Memoir of an Immigrant Child
By Cholet Kelly Josué
Edited by David Tabatsky
(Authority Publsihing, 2019)

At age sixteen, Cholet Josué arrived on the shores of Miami in a
wooden boat--and immediately put the past behind him. More than
two decades later, the elusive question of identity pursues him,
forcing him to confront a difficult truth: the cultures that formed him
have each indelibly stamped his soul. Courageously, Cholet
dismantles his own story to uncover a way to unashamedly,
unabashedly fit in with three different worlds while belonging to none.
Honest and compelling, Twelve Unending Summers is a deeply
personal journey that resonates with the universal human need to
find a home and embrace the legacy of family heritage.
Botanical Shakespeare: An Illustrated Compendium of All
the Flowers, Fruits, Herbs, Trees, Seeds, and Grasses
Cited by the World's Greatest Playwright
By Gerit Quealy, Illustrated by Sumié Hasegawa Collins
Foreword by Hellen Mirren
Consultation by David Tabatsky
(Harper Design, 2017)

A captivating, beautifully illustrated, one-of-a-kind color compendium
of the flowers, fruits, herbs, trees, seeds, and grasses cited in the
works of the world’s greatest playwright, William Shakespeare,
accompanied by their companion quotes from all of his plays and
poems. With a foreword by Dame Helen Mirren—the first foreword
she has ever contributed. In this striking compilation, Shakespeare
historian Gerit Quealy and respected Japanese artist Sumié
Hasegawa combine their knowledge and skill in this first and only
book that examines every plant that appears in the works of
Write For Life: Communicating Your Way Through Cancer
By David Tabatsky
(Create Space, 2013)

Each day, millions of people face traumatic change, when everything
familiar feels challenged. What if they began writing about the
experience? What if they took better control by communicating more
effectively and expressing their feelings? What if their struggle
becomes a source of inspiration? Research indicates that expressive
writing may contribute to improved physical and emotional health.
Welcome to
Write for Life, David Tabatsky’s groundbreaking guide to
communicating your way through cancer.