Book review: Newspaper Boys Always Deliver by Joseph Gulesserian

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Book Details:

Book Title:  Newspaper Boys Always Deliver by Joseph Gulesserian
Category:  Adult non-fiction, 338 pages
Genre:  Pop Culture, Music and Technology Journey
Publisher:  CreateSpace
Release date:  January 5, 2016
Available for review in:  Print,  PDF
Will send print books:  USA & Canada
Tour dates:  March 7 – 25, 2016
Content Rating:  PG (F word is only used to quote a movie scene once, book refers lightly to some promiscuous activity. Ridicules religious zealots)

Book Description:  

A Personal Journey into Pop and Technological change in the last Fifty Years.

In Newspaper Boys Always Deliver, Gulesserian takes us on a captivating adventure by combining personal essays and historical insights for an enlightening look at how we got here, and the earlier inventions that paved the way for current cutting-edge technologies. While exploring pop-culture trends, unexpected impacts, and memorable moments in time, this collection of thought-provoking and humorous reflections paints a fascinating picture of the changes half a century can bring—and its implications for what could be just around the corner.

In just fifty years, Western culture has gone from culture to techno-culture—from the swinging sixties to rap, encyclopedia to Wikipedia, slide rule to artificial intelligence.

Newspaper Boys Always Deliver, shares a personal journey of how we got here, in a Book that delivers an eclectic plethora of knowledge, controversy and humorous entertainment in a newspaper format.

Buy the book here:   Amazon

Joseph Gulesserian

Meet the author: 

Joseph Gulesserian came of age during the seventies, and was exposed to many changing technologies with a career that has ranged from metallurgic to manufacturing, from business equipment to information technology, and brand creation.

After earning his MBA, he taught Corporate Finance, Marketing and Statistics as an adjunct professor at Toronto colleges, and in 2000 established a Toronto-based company that designs and produces health and beauty brands for both domestic and international markets.

​Currently, Gulesserian lives in Toronto with his wife.

Connect with the author:   Website   Facebook   Instagram

TOUR SCHEDULE:

​March 7 –   Amie’s Book Reviews – review / guest post / giveaway
March 8 –   Book Reviews Nature Photos and Everything in Between – review
March 9 –   A Mama’s Corner of the World – review / giveaway
March 10 – Sahar’s Blog – review
March 11 – The Cheshire Cat’s Looking Glass – book spotlight / giveaway
March 11 – Svetlana’s Reads and Views – review
March 14 – Brian’s Book Blog – review
March 15 – Jaquo Lifestyle Magazine – review
March 16 – #redhead.with.book – review / giveaway
March 17 – Jaquo Lifestyle Magazine – guest post
March 17 – Library of Clean Reads – review / giveaway
March 18 – She Treads Softly – review
March 21 – Readers’ Muse – review / guest post
March 22 – Take It Personel-ly – review / guest post / giveaway
March 23 – Room With Books – review / author interview / giveaway
March 24 – Bound 4 Escape – review / giveaway
March 25 – 3 Partners in Shopping – book spotlight / guest post / giveaway

REVIEW:
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Joseph Gulesserian has a lot to talk about.  About 50 + years worth.  Reading Newspaper Boys Always Delivery is like sitting next to someone who has very strong opinions about well, pretty much everything – from Cat Woman’s costume to platform shoes worn by disco-goers (is that a word?).
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I enjoyed the historical aspects of Joseph’s book – they brought back quite a few memories, especially since I grew up during the same time period.  I would do my own research since as many of the events he described piqued my curiosity.  However, this book was exhausting! It was as if 50 years of history was being crammed into one small volume (along with the author’s personal memories and observations).  Added to the fact that the language used to write the book switched continuously back and forth from informal to formal English with “high-sounding” dictionary word liberally interlaced throughout, it was really hard to read more than a few pages at a time.
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I appreciate all the research and work that went into this book.  A reader who is a history buff with a tolerance for abrasive comments would probably get a kick out of reading this personal journey into pop culture.
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