“Praying for Mrs. Mombasa” by Doug Brendel

Humor writing can lack great voices, but Doug Brendel, the author of “Praying for Mrs. Mombasa” has an undeniable voice and kindly shares it. His book is told by a fascinating, laugh-out-loud narrator who’s beyond cheeky. Brendel parts the curtains on his tale, and speaks frequently about it in the book, by telling us the difference between how this story plays out as a book and how it would be far worse if it were put on stage in a theatre. … More “Praying for Mrs. Mombasa” by Doug Brendel

“Pleasure and Power” by Doug Brendel

PLEASURE AND POWER Doug Brendel CreateSpace (2018) ISBN 9781984923844 Reviewed by Carol Hoyer for Reader View (7/18) “Pleasure and Power” by Doug Brendel is an engaging fast-paced read that will keep you on your toes trying to figure out how an innocent young black girl who is bright, talented and hopeful ends up in a crazy house … More “Pleasure and Power” by Doug Brendel