A KISS REMEMBERED by RON VAZZANO

Unconditional Surrender: A Kiss Reconsidered by Ron Vazzano   The 15th of August represented the 70th anniversary of the news that Japan had surrendered, which in effect ended World War II. Called V-J Day— though technically that is September 2nd with the signing of formal documents— it was a day of euphoria in which people…

PETER QUINN'S "DRY BONES": THE BOOK TRAILER

“Dry Bones,” the third and final novel in Peter Dunne’s Fintan Dunne trilogy, is now on sale.   Here’s what they’re saying about  AWoW member’s Quinn’s book:   “…another work of intricate structure, suspense and wit…” Wall Street Journal   “A savvy, suspenseful tale of WWII espionage and Cold War skullduggery.” William Kennedy, Pulitzer Prize…

NIGHTCLUB PHOTOS: 1940's NEW YORK CITY

  Long Ago and Far Away: Written by Jerome Kern and Ira Gershwin, recorded by Jo Stafford   Recently, my friend Richie Raskin posted a photo–third below–of his mother and father “nightclubbing” in New York City during WWII. I’ve spent a lot of time over the years enjoying the photos I have of my mother,…