Monday, September 01, 2014

LOCAL AUTHORS AND THEIR RECENT BOOKS

KAREN SCHNITZPAHN - Karen Schnitzpahn is a long time resident of Little Silver and an author of numerous books, and co-author with George Moss of many local history books.  Karen loves to explore the Jersey Shore and her most recent book reflects her love of delicious food that remind us of time spent at various locations along the shore.

Karen will be speaking at the Red Bank Public Library on November 6th about her book "Jersey Shore Food History"

MEREDITH PLATT - Meredith Platt, Ph.D., who grew up in Red Bank and graduated from Red Bank Catholic High School, tells the story of Dr. Nathan Kline, the psychiatrist whose research transformed the treatment of mental illness. Kline taught the world that insanity was a medical illness that could often be treated with medication. Raised in Atlantic City, he never revealed the painful secret about his own family that determined his destiny. The author discovered that secret.

Read Meredith's book - "Storming the Gates of Bedlam" -  is on our new book shelf.