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Atmosphere Press Presents: Biography + Memoir with Charles Ota Heller, John A. Lipman, and Kristin Rohman Rehkamp
Join Atmosphere Press for a reading from new biographies and memoirs with Charles Ota Heller (Cowboy from Prague: An Immigrant's Pursuit of the American Dream), John A. Lipman (Alfred B. DelBello: His Life and Times), and Kristin Rohman Rehkamp (Finding Us: A Mother's Memoir of Braving Mental Illness with Her Young Daughter). These books are true tales of supporting others, improving lives, and overcoming challenges.

For Central Time attendees, tune in at 2:00PM CST.
For East Coast attendees, tune in at 3:00PM EST.


Author Bios:

Charles Ota Heller was born in Prague and came to the United States at 13, following a boyhood as a “hidden child” during Nazi occupation and a harrowing escape from Czechoslovakia’s Communist regime. Today he is an award-winning writer, has been a high-tech entrepreneur and venture capitalist, and was the first Professor of Practice in the history of the University of Maryland. He can be found at

John A. Lipman is a writer and public policy consultant whose work has appeared in publications such as The Washington Post, Baltimore Sun, and Philadelphia Inquirer. Lipman served as the chief planner and deputy director of the Cape Cod Commission and served for three years as the director of growth planning for the Massachusetts Executive Office of Environmental Affairs. He has a B.A. from Bates College, an M.B.A. from Boston University, and a M.P.P. from the University of Maryland.

Kristin Rohman Rehkamp currently owns and operates La Vie Est Belle, LLC (, a brand that inspires giving and beautiful living. Given her personal experience with her oldest daughter, she is passionate about serving communities, organizations, and individuals working to break down barriers, raise awareness and make a difference in the lives of those braving mental illness. Kristin proudly serves as a PrairieCare Fund Board Member and in various St. Croix Valley, Minnesota community leadership roles and programs.

Jan 9, 2023 03:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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