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Novel Night with Joe Giordano & Joseph Pluta

Malvern Books, 613 W. 29th St., Austin, TX 78705 Mar 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Join us for the fifteenth event in our Novel Night series, a monthly celebration of all things prose! Here’s how it works: two published authors will read from their books and there’ll be an audience Q & A. Also worth […]

Two Peninsulas Back on

Another Second Printing. Don’t be all that impressed; it’s just a re-release of a previously published book. Of course, if you want to buy a copy, that’s OK. “Attila the Nun” and “Police Stories” are a little on the funny side. Table of Contents 1. Attila the Nun.…….……………………………… 2. That Fateful Broken Date……..…………………. 3. The […]

My Most Recent Book is Now Available!

This book is about some of the approaches and applications of evolutionary economics. Its common ground with earlier work in this field is dissent against views and methods that have gained wide acceptance and have become the mainstream of the economics profession. The book draws upon insights from a number of evolutionary economists including Thorstein […]

Michigan During the Holidays!

My dear Father used to say: “Snow is beautiful…..but only on a picture.” That’s why, after he retired, he moved from Michigan to Arizona. I have similar feelings about long cold winters, a major reason I live in Austin. During December, however, I do recall the charm of (light) Michigan snowfalls like the scene depicted […]

New Book Published!

“From Human Evolution to Evolutionary Economics” Do mindless traditions, superstition, and ignorance bother you? They’ve been around as long as the human race has. This book documents how embrace of past behavior patterns has slowed human progress and elevated backwardness to the stature of acceptable and even revered. When promoted by those in authority, such […]

21 Yesterdays: Now Available on Amazon

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! (Well, one or two people did ask about it.) Apparently, AMAZON sold out of all copies of the First Printing (2013). So, in case you missed it, here is the (2016) Second Printing of “21 Yesterdays”. For what it’s worth, the two stories I like best in this collection are the […]

New Collection of Short Stories Published!

WHATEVER HAPPENED TO OUR DREAMS? by Joseph E. Pluta Distant Echo Press 2015 Available at and CreateSpace eStore (click on photo to enlarge) Meet a man who in 1976 offers a compelling claim that he knows who really killed JFK, an African American janitor who in 1954 becomes the most beloved mentor at a […]

New Collection of Short Stories Coming This Fall!

“WHATEVER HAPPENED TO OUR DREAMS?” will be published shortly! A sneak preview: over 20 stories on topics ranging from youthful innocence to the mismanagement of dying universities. Set within various locations in the U. S. and in other countries. The stories are fictional…….. or maybe not so fictional. A touch of mystery, humor, and unique […]