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Three foreign language editions have
been published, in Italy, South Korea, and Germany!
Annie as envisioned in 2011 by
Connecticut arist Geoff Houghton.
Also by Thomas Graboys, M.D.
and Peter Zheutlin --
A Boston Globe Best Seller
Soon to be published in
South Korea and Taiwan!
As seen and heard on
Good Morning America
and National Public Radio.
Also by Robert P. Smith
with Peter Zheutlin
Praise for Around the World on Two Wheels
“[T]hanks to Peter Zheutlin, Annie Londonderry Kopchovsky will be remembered as
-- The Jerusalem Report
“Well researched and written…this reclaimed true story illuminates family life, journalism,
"A pleasant, affectionate portrait of a free spirit who pedaled her way out of Victorian
-- Kirkus Reviews
"[A] lively portrayal of the cycling culture in the United States and France during the
-- The Oregonian
“[A] charming and informative book.”
— Cape Cod Times
"[An] incredible story...[a] fascinating book."
"[An] extraordinary story...Zheutlin zestfully unfolds the story of his relative,
-- Jewish Book World
"[A] stirring tale...not only a must read, but a must have."
-- Western Writers of America Roundup Magazine
“A wonderful telling of one of the most intriguing, offbeat, and until now, lost chapters
-- David Herlihy, author, Bicycle: The History
“Cyclists, women, and anyone who loves adventure should give hearty thanks to Peter
“Vivid and compelling…a terrific read.”
“Peter Zheutlin’s thoroughly researched account will make you wish you’d been around
“[A] remarkable saga.”
-- The Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
“A page-turner by an accomplished writer.”
“Fast moving and evocative…Zheutlin’s interests in cycling, popular history and real-time
"[R]ead[s]...like a novel."
-- The Columbia (SC) State
"[M]eticulously researched...illuminat[es] the feeling of a bygone era."
-- The Portsmouth (NH) Wire
"This book knocked my socks off!"
-- Lazy Readers' Book Club (www.lazyreaders.com)
"What an incredible adventure...fascinating."
--Dynamo (the newsletter of the Vancouver Bicycle Club)
"[A] must read."
-- Massachusetts Genealogical Council Newsletter
Annie and Around the World on Two Wheels have also been featured in
Ancestry Magazine, The Washington Post, Nextbook.org, The Boston Globe,
Toronto performing artist Evalyn Parry in "Spin," inspired by Annie. "Spin"
Praise for Life in the Balance
“Against [the] generally lackluster collection of [physician turned patient] memoirs,
-- The New York Times
"I was blown away...an eye opening read...a remarkable book."
-- Dr. Timothy Johnson, ABC News Medical Correspondent
“Life in the Balance is Graboys' heartbreaking account of his ongoing battle with
-- Parade Magazine
"[We] need the perspectives...in books like this, since our ability to evaluate the choices
-- New England Journal of Medicine
"Beautifully written, searingly honest...lets us see the impact of serious illness on a
-- Rabbi Harold Kushner, author of When Bad Things Happen to Good People
"A powerful and poignant portrayal of a physician who refuses to have illness rob him
-- Jerome Groopman, M.D., Harvard Medical School, author of How Doctors Think and
"Reading this extraordinary memoir of hope beyond illness and courage beyond despair,
-- Howard Zinn, author of A People's History of the United States
"[A] stirring and chilling memoir...unforgettable..."
Praise for Riches Among the Ruins
“[A] gripping read [told] with a raconteur’s gusto…thrilling.”
-- Publisher’s Weekly
"This crackling good yarn about a high roller in the age of globalism will appeal to
-- ForeWord Magazine
"With his ear and eye for the telling detail, his vignettes have the stamp of authenticity
-- Financial Post
Praise for The Unofficial Mad Men Cookbook
"Why give a ho-hum, everyday cookbook when you could give one that's Don
"[A] collection of recipes...for nearly every bite or sip consumed on the show...Each
"Beautifully put together...it has a retro feel with a touch of timelessness...a must have
"The Unofficial Mad Men Cookbook is so pure: 60s classics like mushroom canapes on
"A culinary love letter to the award-winning drama."
"[T]his offbeat salute to the AMC series includes 70 recipes, covering legendary Manhattan