Books

Harris Communications Group members have authored, edited, published and publicized numerous books. We’d be happy to help you with yours!

DICK PIROZZOLO is a journalist and public relations expert with experience  ranging from the military to high tech, to home building, to international affairs. He is the author or coauthor of five books.

“Right now,” he writes, “I am  completing Leaving Saigon, a historical fiction taking place during the last month of the Vietnam War, under contract with Skyhorse Publishing, New York and forthcoming in the Spring of 2016.
“I also ghostwrote, Oriental Rugs of the Silk Route,  (Rizzoli New York) by John B. Gregorian who heads the oldest family-owned oriental rug company in America.
“Additionally, I’ve co-authored four books on home design and construction published by Pequot Press and Gibbs Smith Publishers.”
Dick began his career as a journalist with the Worcester Telegram & Gazette and later published freelance articles in Yankee, Consumers’ Digest, The Boston Herald, The Washington Times, Natural Home Magazine, Caviar Affair, The Affluent Page , Vietnam Business, Destination Vietnam, Banking Technology and e-Forex Magazine to name a few.

ANITA M. HARRIS  is a former national journalist, communications professor,  public affairs officer and author.  She has written for Newsday, National Public Radio, the Real Paper, national public television, MSN.com, among other outlets,  and has served as an editor for a variety of clients.  Her books include:

Ithaca Diaries, Coming of Age in the 1960’s,Ithaca Diaries, Coming of Age in the 1960’s,  a coming of age memoir set at Cornell University in the tumultuous 1960s. The story is told in first person from the point of view of a smart, sassy, funny, scared, sophisticated yet naïve college student who can laugh at herself while she and the world around her are having a nervous breakdown. Author James McConkey has called the book “a remarkable achievement.” (Cambridge Common Press, 2015)

Broken Patterns, Professional Women and the Quest for a New Feminine Identity, a nonfiction book tracing the generational impact of technological change from the Revolutionary War to the late 20th century.  It describes historical, generational, individual and creative development as a spiral in which we advance then retreat,  integrating  positive or troubling aspects of the past in order to move forward in new ways.  (Cambridge Common Press 2014; originally published by Wayne State University Press.).