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Rod Pyle

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We are on the cusp of a second space age, an era that promises to outstrip the already impressive achievements of the first. My goal as an author is to bring you readable, compelling, engaging, and entertaining narratives of space exploration, technology, and the amazing people that make it happen.

Few of us have a chance to do what we really love and get paid for it. After years of working in many industries, including television, new media, academia and others, I have been blessed with the rare opportunity to write books. I hope you enjoy them.

Like many of my generation, I was enthralled...

Adam Hochschild

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Adam Hochschild (pronunciation: ''Hoch'' as in "spoke"; ''schild'' as in "build") published his first book, "Half the Way Home: A Memoir of Father and Son," in 1986. Michiko Kakutani of The New York Times called it "an extraordinarily moving portrait of the complexities and confusions of familial love . . . firmly grounded in the specifics of a particular time and place, conjuring them up with Proustian detail and affection." It was followed by "The Mirror at Midnight: A South African Journey," and "The Unquiet Ghost: Russians...