Should Israel even exist?

by Jim Fletcher -- Should Israel even exist? The very question would have been unthinkable at one time. Israel, reborn after an exile that was almost comically lengthy, had a modicum of more…

Runaway bestseller? Somebody alert the media!

by Jim Fletcher -- [caption id="attachment_161877" align="alignright" width="269" caption="Jonathan Cahn (Photo by Bryan Seltzer)"][/caption] Everyone loves a good mystery, and the runaway publishing success of "The Harbinger" – and its accompanying video more…

Your book: Do they buy it or bypass it?

by Jim Fletcher -- One of the things I like to do is answer questions that writers have about becoming published. I well remember giving advice – at length – during writers more…

You 'gun-toting son of a Baptist'

by Jim Fletcher -- One of the comforts I take in this age of Obama – as I did in the age of Clinton – is that there are still plenty of more…

Hilarious tales of out-to-lunch authors

by Jim Fletcher -- In the Martin Scorsese-produced documentary "The Last Waltz" – which features the last concert by The Band – Scorsese at one point interviews bassist Rick Danko, who is more…

Saving baby girls ... by the thousands

by Jim Fletcher -- Cher recently went on a Twitter rant against "right-wing" white guys – Americans, of course. She claims they infringe on women's rights and participate in all sorts of more…

Raised in the shadow of Madalyn Murray O'Hair

by Jim Fletcher -- Redemption often travels a path of twists and turns. Much of William Murray's life has been like that. Forever linked with his mother, the famous atheist Madalyn Murray more…

How did American church go so far astray?

by Jim Fletcher -- The American church is a fascinating community to observe. Is it good, bad? I shudder to think what churches in, say, Africa or China think of us. Actually, more…

Books that beat out the big boys

by Jim Fletcher -- Even though it's seven years old, I still pull out an old Publisher's Weekly column often. The subject was Regnery's Marji Ross, an audacious publisher if ever there more…