Our Book Picks for April

C-Scape: Conquer the Forces Changing Business Today by Larry Kramer, Harper Collins, $27.99. Challenges of the Digital Revolution explained in understandable terms. Kramer, from Tiburon, founded MarketWatch and headed CBS Digital Media. “It’s a revolution in communications not seen since the invention of the printing press,” he claims.

Writing the Silences by Richard O. Moore, U. C. Press, $19.95. This nonagenarian founded Pacifica Radio, helped start KQED and produced over 100 progressive documentaries. With this engaging work he hopes to become a “new voice in poetry.” Richard Moore lives and writes from The Redwoods senior community in Mill Valley.

Emotional Currency: A Woman’s Guide to a Healthy Relationship with Money by Kate Levinson, Ph.D., Random House, $14.99. “Beautifully written (for men, too),” writes U.C. Professor Robert Reich. “It deals with the terrifying confusion between net worth and self worth.” The author is the co-owner of West Marin’s Point Reyes Books.

The Kennedy Detail: JFK’s Secret Service Agents Break their Silence by Gerald Blaine and Lisa McCubbin, Simon & Schuster, $28. An intimate and chilling description of the days leading up to November 22, 1963—and the weeks that followed. An insightful, factual and emotional read. Co-author Lisa McCubbin lives and writes in Belvedere.